California educator who “wanted to make a difference” is up for Political Activist of the Year
After years of drastic under-funding, Loudoun County passes an education budget designed to benefit students, educators, and public schools.
The Prince William Education Association led a successful community-backed effort to reduce class sizes.
State governors have released their budget proposals, and it’s clear who respects education- and who does not.
“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.”
“Good things start from the grassroots and I believe in boots on the ground.”–Political Activist of the Year nominee Patricia Caldwell-Wilson
Education activist blasts ALEC for driving inequity in public education
Last week, educators, parents and community leaders held events in 19 states to advocate for public education.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s first 30 days brought hope for Virginia’s schools. Upcoming elections could mean the same for other states.
Check out State of the Union reactions from math teacher and NEA President Dennis Van Roekel, a Florida high school teacher and a Virginia middle school special education teacher.