State news roundup for March 9, 2013

Sheila Cohen Connecticut CT president

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.


State news roundup for November 24, 2012

NJEA disaster relief

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.


State news roundup for June 2, 2012

State news roundup for June 2, 20126-2-12

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