For many of America’s most vulnerable students, the newest round of immigration raids by the Department of Homeland Security is not just news but the stuff of nightmares.
NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia reflects on her time teaching homeless students.
This week we feature WA educators striking for smaller class sizes, IL Gov Rauner’s continuing attacks on working families, an upcoming retiree lobby day in CT and the newly released legislative report card in UT.
The Secure Rural Schools Act, offering millions to struggling rural communities, is close to winning an extension from Congress
“We spend more time worrying how to fire teachers, and we don’t spend enough time figuring out how to support teachers in difficult circumstances.”
This week we talk charters in Michigan and Massachusetts, school funding in Washington, and Utah’s recent panel discussion that invited policymakers to hear from a group of local teachers.
This week: Next year’s ed budgets announced in WA and UT, charter school management companies making massive profits off MI taxpayers and MD’s call for an immediate suspension of the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment.
This week we talk about the proposed insurance cuts in WV, UT’s Bargaining Summit, the new M-STEP assessments in MI and a call for higher wages for CT child care providers.
This week we talk high stakes tests in OH, PA’s new Campaign for Fair Education Funding, testing and charters in MA and the new UT State Superintendent.
This week we talk about the new MEA-MFT Vice President in MT, CEA’s leadership conference in CT, teachers sharing improvement ideas at the UT Native American Summit and feature video from the Outreach to Teach community service project in IL.