State news roundup for April 11th, 2015

This week we talk about the Senate takeover of k-12 healthcare in Washington, kindergarten assessment in Massachusetts, the failing school funding system in Wisconsin and the importance of educator advocacy in Connecticut.

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State news roundup for February 14, 2015

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.

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State news roundup for January 31, 2015

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.

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State news roundup for January 10, 2015

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.

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State news roundup for December 6, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for November 29, 2014

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.

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