This week: strikes in WA, MA charter schools, CT teacher evaluations and MI’s new “Ask Me” campaign and video.
Reducing high-stakes testing in MI, OH fighting against state takeover of Youngstown City Schools, a petition in support of allowing educators on the MA BESE and a huge win on benefits for MT retirees.
Activist spotlight shines on Robert Gaines III, a MI education support professional with community roots
This week we talk about school choice in MI, the IL Senate overriding Gov Rauner’s veto of the fair arbitration bill, and recaps of the GOP education summit protests from NH and CT members.
This week we talk about workplace bullying in MA, OH charter schools, videos from MI on the importance of unionization and PA’s 2015 Celebrating Excellence Awards.
Education support professionals in Waterford, Michigan, recently beat back a school privatization effort that would have cut 200 jobs.
This week we talk about PARCC assessments in OH, retiree health insurance in MI, a reflection on the NEA RA from MTA President Barbara Madeloni, and feature video of the National Teacher of the Year on the importance of activism.
This week we feature pensions in PA, special education in MI, attacks on worker rights in WA and the IL budget battle.
This week we talk worker rights in IL, charter accountability in CT, MI’s incoming school board and MA’s Less Testing, More Learning week of action
This week Eastern WA educators going on strike for school funding, right to work in IL, MI Gov Snyder’s proposal to split Detroit into 2 districts and a plan in PA to link educator furloughs to evaluation scores.