“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.
This week we talk about charters in MI, school funding in WI, CA educators appealing the recent Vergara tenure ruling and feature MEA-MFT members starring in the new “Montanans for the Common Core” video project.
This week we talk about the new MEA-MFT Vice President in MT, CEA’s leadership conference in CT, teachers sharing improvement ideas at the UT Native American Summit and feature video from the Outreach to Teach community service project in IL.
This week we talk about new math standards in MN, school funding in WI, SAGE testing concerns in Utah and feature a video interview with IL’s Delfidio Narvaez, 2014 Reg Weaver Human and Civil Rights Award winner.
This week we talk about the class size campaign in WA, changes to teacher evaluations in CT, MT applauds Sen. Tester’s bill to increase nurses in schools and we feature video of NEA President Dennis Van Roekel at a school improvement rally in NJ.
Angela McLean: the work is a different but the goals are the same—creating economic prosperity for students, their families through strong public education
This week we talk about new teacher evaluation flexibility options in CT, special ed teachers testifying against a new voucher bill in WI, an MEA-MFT member and educator being tapped as the new Lt. Governor in MT and feature a wrapup of the recent COLA and class size lobby days in WA.
This week we talk about pensions being slashed in Illinois, Montana building power for state employees, a report from Ohio showing millions in misspent taxpayer dollars aren’t being paid back and Utah announcing next year’s Educator Day on the Hill dates.