This week we talk about public education activists protesting profiteers in New York, the Chicago Tribune’s attack on teachers and public schools in Illinois, truancy measures in California and recruiting public school students in Wisconsin.
State New York
Former CNN anchor and anti-public education “reformer” Campbell Brown appeared on the Colbert Report to discuss her attack on teacher tenure in New York.
This week we talk about corporate-driven reforms in California, tenure protections in New York, the importance of midterm elections in Wisconsin and the MTA welcoming immigrant children in Massachusetts.
This week we talk about the gubernatorial race in WI, a big win against charters in MA, an article from NY on union-oriented editorial cartoons and feature a profile of incoming NEA Vice President Becky Pringle from her home state of PA.
New York, Wisconsin provide latest examples of public support for public schools
State news roundup: WI vouchers are still proving to be a bad investment; New York voters shows strong support for school budgets; and the latest news from Oklahoma and Illinois.
Take a look at the senators supporting Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s commonsense bill that would allow those with student loan debt to refinance.
Teachers and education support professionals gathered in Washington D.C. to discuss their perspectives on education policy from the classroom.
A new report by UCLA’s Civil Rights Project (CRP) finds that public school students in New York are the most severely segregated in the nation.
There is growing concern among some states that for-profit charter schools have a fundamental conflict of interest: Are they more concerned about their stockholders or the education of children?