Online discussion leads to new ideas about school safety
Educators from across the nation who believe that students should made to feel welcome and safe will march for DREAMers next month.
This week we talk testing in New York, students taking up the education funding fight in Maine, State Superintendent Evers pushing Gov Walker to support public schools in Wisconsin and feature the Utah association president’s thoughts on the 2013 legislative session.
This week we talk about retired Connecticut educators fighting for teachers’ health insurance, a collective bargaining attack that was beaten back in Utah, union activists and students joining forces in New York to fight for higher education and feature video of the Wisconsin State Superintendent calling on Gov Walker to stop his attacks on public education.
“There was so much stereotyping about illegal immigrants, and I thought if people understood the stories and knew these kids, they might think differently,” says Annie Brewer, a social worker in the Salt Lake City School District in Utah.
National Board Certified teacher Montserrat Garibay spoke with more than 4,200 educators this week on a telephone town hall about how educators can advocate for the success and safety of DREAMer students and their families.
This week we talk about education funding in Utah, Tony Bennet’s appointment to education commissioner in Florida, school breakfast programs in Maryland and include video of NJEA’s latest ad featuring education support professionals.
Educators share their stories on what ‘fiscal cliff’ budget cuts would mean for their students and their schools.
Some lawmakers know that spending time in classrooms is key to crafting better laws for public education.
Annual gathering recognizes NEA’s Republican leaders are no longer “elephants in the room.”