This week: charters unconstitutional in WA, petition to save Youngstown, OH City schools from takeover, Chester Upland, PA educators still working without pay and a new amendment in MA to fund schools.
This week we talk about Chester Upland PA educators working without pay, the Dyett HS hunger strike in Chicago, charter schools reforms in OH and Maryland’s push to reduce high stakes testing.
Matt Jablonski, an American History teacher, parent, and public education activist from Elyria, Ohio, describes going back to school under the policies of Gov. John Kasich.
Reducing high-stakes testing in MI, OH fighting against state takeover of Youngstown City Schools, a petition in support of allowing educators on the MA BESE and a huge win on benefits for MT retirees.
This week we talk about workplace bullying in MA, OH charter schools, videos from MI on the importance of unionization and PA’s 2015 Celebrating Excellence Awards.
This week we talk about PARCC assessments in OH, retiree health insurance in MI, a reflection on the NEA RA from MTA President Barbara Madeloni, and feature video of the National Teacher of the Year on the importance of activism.
This week we talk about CT educators addressing student poverty, state-wide assessments in ME, how OH is trying to fix the broken charter school funding system and the Senate budget in MA.
The State Board voted to eliminate the “5 of 8” rule that required districts to staff schools with a minimum number of education support professionals.
Ohio science teacher Adrienne Bowden asks her peers to “educate and advocate” in their classrooms
This Valentine’s Day, EdVotes pays tribute to those leaders making good decisions for students and public schools. And we call out those who aren’t.