State news roundup for July 21, 2012

This week we talk about new teacher evaluations in Florida, LR 123 in Montana, the ballot measure that gives automatic tax refunds based on estimated revenue at the expense of local services, school funding testimony from the Education Tax Policy Institute in Ohio and feature a FAQ on how Louisiana’s Act 1 will effect teacher tenure, compensation and evaluations.


Find your state and local affiliates on Facebook

research by NEA intern Avianca McKoy Want to stay up to date with all the latest news from your state or local education association? Why not follow them on Facebook? More and more of NEA’s local affiliates are joining Facebook every day, and joining those pages is a great way to keep up with the … Continued


State News Roundup for March 24, 2012

This week we talk about a parent trigger attempt in California, feature video of Montana Education Association President Eric Feaver testifying on public employee retirement, report on the unfair labor practices complaint filed against Gov Walker in Wisconsin and show a video wrapup of how the Illinois Education Association is fighting back against corporate interests and working to pass meaningful education reform legislation and protect their bargaining rights.