President Obama signs the Every Student Succeeds Act into law in White House ceremony attended by educators from across the country.
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.
This week MTA shares their thoughts on a bill to offer college debt relief to adjuncts, ed funding in WA, a pension victory in MT and the NY wage board recommending a $15 minimum wage for fast food workers.
State governors have released their budget proposals, and it’s clear who respects education- and who does not.
This week we talk about linking test scores to teacher evaluations in WA, the school funding fight in IL, tax dollars for private schools in MT and the fight against the overuse of standardized tests in CT.
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 an attack on academic standards in MT, testing in CT, and the MD and IL State of the State addresses.
“My unofficial duty is to keep students from dropping out so they get educated, graduate, and move on to live productive lives,” says Florida education support professional Marian O’Neal.
This week: MT’s MSU Bozeman graduate assistants ratify their first contract, IL pensions, MI charter oversight and a call for fair education funding in PA.
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.