With the ascendance of social media and citizen journalists, the trend of anti-educator, anti-union “news stories” and editorials has become all too prevalent.
Education activist Jesse Hagopian outlines the top stories of 2015 related to high-stakes testing.
A consistent element throughout the top education news stories of 2015 is communities, educators and parents rising up and collectively taking action.
This week: strikes in WA, MA charter schools, CT teacher evaluations and MI’s new “Ask Me” campaign and video.
Just because you were born into poverty doesn’t mean you have to stay there.
This week: charters unconstitutional in WA, petition to save Youngstown, OH City schools from takeover, Chester Upland, PA educators still working without pay and a new amendment in MA to fund schools.
Members of Congress receive a face-to-face thank you for a new ESEA bill that supports students, educators.
This week MTA shares their thoughts on a bill to offer college debt relief to adjuncts, ed funding in WA, a pension victory in MT and the NY wage board recommending a $15 minimum wage for fast food workers.
Congress must act swiftly, and work together with the same bipartisanship that got us this far, to craft a final bill.
“Every student in America will be better off under this legislation than the generation of students wronged by ‘No Child Left Untested’ “: Utah teacher & NEA President Eskelsen Garcia.