This week we talk about CT’s proposal to eliminate excessive testing, MA’s budget proposal, pensions in IL and linking teacher evaluations to test scores in WA.
This week talk about the proposed budget in Massachusetts, the pension mess in New Jersey and retiree health insurance in Connecticut.
This week we talk about the misuse of standardized testing in Maine, Pennsylvania and Washington, and the decision in Massachusetts not to advance new charter schools.
This week we talk about a rally in MT on Monday, MA’s recent bargaining summit, Gov Rauner’s attacks on collective bargaining in IL, and feature video of members speaking up about education funding in WA.
This week we talk about letter-grade ranking of schools in MI, professional compensation in WA, push-back against damaging health insurance changes in MA and a huge win for IL higher education employees.
This week we talk charters in Michigan and Massachusetts, school funding in Washington, and Utah’s recent panel discussion that invited policymakers to hear from a group of local teachers.
This week we talk about special education concerns in MI, a PA board member elected president of a national teacher pension group, charter waivers in MA, and the master’s degree requirement decision in CT being delayed.
This week: Over-testing in CT, “flexible instruction” days in PA, CA State University system students protest “student success fees,” and the HTA President’s return to the classroom after a labor dispute in MA.
“We did it! In recent days, thousands of you have contacted state education officials to express your opposition to linking your license to your evaluation.”
This week: MT’s tentative public employee pay plan, MA’s New Teacher conference, possible STEM certification for MI HS grads and the upcoming movie and networking night from CT’s Human and Civil Rights department.