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.
This week we talk about retiree health care in MA, an education researcher on vouchers in WI, a new way to recruit community Partners for Public Education in PA and MT shares how to nominate educators from across the country for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
This week we talk about the call for an increased minimum wage in New Jersey, back to school messages from the Connecticut affiliate and Montana’s Gov. Bullock and feature video from Florida’s education accountability summit.
This week we talk about Montana’s recent tax reform rally, educators speaking out against Head Start cuts in Massachusetts, private school vouchers in Wisconsin, and feature two new ads from New Jersey that talk about budget cuts and high stakes testing.
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This week we talk about education funding and the budgets in Colorado and Washington, Gov. Corbett’s continued attacks on pensions in Pennsylvania and feature a video from Montana State University Bozeman members fighting to secure their union’s rights.
Corporations push “right-to-work” in the states despite citizen protests.
New generation of engaged education voters understands activism does not end after an election.
New ad from NEA on the looming across the board cuts and their effects on Medicare
This week we talk about disaster relief efforts in New York and New Jersey, the North Dakota Education Association’s new executive director and feature an editorial from high school teacher Amanda Curtis who has just been elected to serve in the Montana House of Representatives.