State news roundup for November 15, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for September 13, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for August 9, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for July 5, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for May 10, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for February 15, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for December 7, 2013

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.

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