The exodus of students to charters can further reduce enrollment in district-run schools, making them candidates down the road for closure.
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Series pulled after blogger reveals funding source: anti-pension advocates responsible for national campaign to undermine educators’ and other public service workers’ retirement security.
This week we talk about unaccountable charter school expansion in Washington and Wisconsin, transgender student rights in California and the State of the State in New York.
Ronald Meltzer, New York educator: “[Some Congressmen] talk about making cuts to help today’s children tomorrow. How about helping them now?”
There were major wins for public education yesterday in Virginia, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York, while voters rejected a much-needed school funding amendment in Colorado.
Key elections that will affect education in Virginia, New York, Colorado and Connecticut.
This week we feature video of NJ members rallying for school repairs and the CT 5 year plan for public schools. Also, a workplace fairness plan in MA, WI employment commissioners in contempt for enforcing unconstitutional portions of Gov Walker’s anti-worker bill and a reduction of high-stakes tests in NY.
This week, we talk about Gov. Corbett’s pension plan in Pennsylvania, achievement gaps in New York, the teacher of the year in Connecticut and the new gubernatorial candidate in Wisconsin.
Television and online ads ask Congress to stop playing games with students and the economy
This week we talk about teaching social justice in NY, how you can get involved in WA‘s class size campaign, voucher schools and accountability in WI and show how Gov. Corbett’s education funding cuts are hurting the poorest schools in PA.