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.
This week we talk about the new budget in MA, Pickerington, OH ESPS voting to unionize, WV’s new state Superintendent of Schools and feature a profile of incoming NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia from her home state of UT.
“It is past time for politicians to turn their eyes and ears away from those who profit from over-testing our students and listen instead to those who know what works in the classroom.”
This week we talk about new math standards in MN, school funding in WI, SAGE testing concerns in Utah and feature a video interview with IL’s Delfidio Narvaez, 2014 Reg Weaver Human and Civil Rights Award winner.
This week we talk about pensions being slashed in Illinois, Montana building power for state employees, a report from Ohio showing millions in misspent taxpayer dollars aren’t being paid back and Utah announcing next year’s Educator Day on the Hill dates.
This week we talk about school accountability in Utah, feature video of New Jersey’s new Teacher of the Year, and share government shutdown updates from Ohio and Connecticut.
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Congress’ failure to stop sequester is already making things tougher for struggling students and schools.
This week we talk about the Utah leadership academy looking at teacher evaluations, the dismal Massachusett’s Senate education budget, and feature video of Connecticut’s Teacher of the Year on activism and the recent lobby day in Illinois.