by Tim Reed/photo above by NEA intern Kate Jeszeck Hundreds of students, including a number of NEA interns, visited Capitol Hill yesterday as part of Campus Progress’ Student Debt Day, to lobby their Senators on the looming student loan interest rate increase. If congress does not act by July 1st, the interest rate on federally subsidized … Continued
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research by NEA intern Avianca McKoy Want to stay up to date with all the latest news from your state or local education association? Why not follow them on Facebook? More and more of NEA’s local affiliates are joining Facebook every day, and joining those pages is a great way to keep up with the … Continued
Florida – Dismal state budget shortchanges public schools FEA President Andy Ford issued this statement on the state budget signed Tuesday, April 17 by Gov. Rick Scott and its implication for public education: The state budget passed by the Florida Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott is a dismal failure to provide for … Continued
This week we talk about a recent rally in Colorado, Utah’s 2012-13 public schools budget, educators and parents testifying against a Stand for Children initiative in Massachusetts and feature video of Connecticut’s Teacher of the Year, Kristen Record, discussing Substitute Bill 24 on “Good Morning Connecticut”.
This week we talk about the proposed education funding freeze in Louisiana, concerns about the special education bill currently moving in Wisconsin, a new community partnership program in South Fayette, Pennsylvania and feature an editorial from the Salt Lake Tribune written by UEA president Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh urging the legislature to listen to education experts, not corporations and out-of-state interests.
President Obama outlines bold vision in State of the Union
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was signed into law by former President Bush 10 years ago.
Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh speaks at Senate panel hosted by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
This week we feature California, Illinois, New Jersey and Utah.