A handful of U.S. Senators have been outspoken on the need to renew federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Add your voice!
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“Native people have played such an important role in the history of this nation. But decades of feeling marginalized and disrespected have left a real impact.”
Progressive new proposals that recognize the needs of today’s students and working families helped earn Democratic party platform most progressive ever.
Educators work polls to bring out support for pro-public education candidates
“The investment in early childhood education we make today will pay dividends for North Dakotans well into the future,” said Bismark teacher and North Dakota United President Nick Archuleta.
Students in homeless families can attend between three and five schools in one given school year, and during the transfer periods between schools, there’s no schooling at all, and they fall behind, adding to the general chaos of homelessness.
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This week we talk about a new parental engagement bill in Connecticut, a new campaign to increase starting teacher salaries in North Dakota, Louisiana Governor Jindal’s teacher tenure reform bill being thrown out in District Court and feature video of a student in Colorado who is suing the state to increase education funding.
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.
by Tim Reed Virginia – Kinship Care Bill vetoed by McDonnell From the Washington Post If life is falling apart for Mom or Dad, and Grandma steps up and takes in little Johnny and Jane, she can’t send them to her neighborhood school without a court order. […] Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) recently vetoed … Continued