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Spurred by attacks on education and workers’ rights across the country,
teachers are showing their solidarity with the Wear Red for Public Ed campaign.
If Scott Walker assumed he’d have the unwavering backing of his Republican colleagues, he appears to be mistaken.
Updated Friday, March 4 with additional rally info
A look at past and upcoming public worker rallies around the country.
Van Roekel: ‘We will not bow to individuals and special interests who want to dismantle the rights of working people and the stability of middle class families.’
This week, students at Ellsworth Community High School were lining up to ask Shelly Moore what classes they should take and what she’d be teaching next semester.
Moore had to look her students in the eye and tell them she wouldn’t be teaching anything. As of June, this 13-year veteran teacher won’t have a job.
Selected Facebook groups and pages from various states that can keep you up to date and tell you how to help when the time comes to take quick, coordinated action.
Of the 12 grant recipients named so far, only one, Hawaii, is located west of the Mississippi River. And Hawaii only qualifies for $75 million in funding, compared to $700 million for New York.
Congress listened and the U.S. House today authorized $10 billion in emergency funds for the Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act â€” legislation that will speed money to states to keep teachers and support professionals working.
The U.S. Senate is currently considering education jobs funding that could help save 138,000 educator jobs nationwide. We need you to encourage your Senators to support this important legislation by sharing your personal stories on how layoffs and other funding cuts are affecting you, your local schools, and your community.