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.
This week we feature pensions in PA, special education in MI, attacks on worker rights in WA and the IL budget battle.
Educators in nearly 60 Washington school districts have organized one-day walkouts to protest Legislature’s failure to fund K-12 public schools.
“Teachers must value their voice as experts. How could they (lawmakers) know what we experience in the classroom unless we invite them in.”
This week Eastern WA educators going on strike for school funding, right to work in IL, MI Gov Snyder’s proposal to split Detroit into 2 districts and a plan in PA to link educator furloughs to evaluation scores.
This week we talk about a rally for public education in WI, educators striking for class size in WA, CEA President supports excise tax repeal in CT and a majority of Pennsylvanians support the governor’s historic education budget increases.
This week we feature WA educators striking for smaller class sizes, IL Gov Rauner’s continuing attacks on working families, an upcoming retiree lobby day in CT and the newly released legislative report card in UT.
“States and districts don’t need new federal mandates on education; we just need better ones. Educating young people is not a one size fits all proposition.”