“Over the years teachers observed that students placed in regular classes were branded as student who couldn’t learn. We are failing our students of color by not showing them that school is a place where they can succeed.”
Districts across the nation face grievous budget cuts, because Congress allowed the Secure Rural Schools Act to expire.
“I think we’re seeing a level of social protest that we haven’t seen in a long time.”
“Never before in the country has an entire district of educators risen up to declare that Black Lives Matter.”
Educator, author, activist Jesse Hagopian gives powerful speech on education justice, institutional racism.
ESSA gathering provides educators with information, tools to implement education policies that benefit students
Friend of Education award recognizes bipartisan collaboration to pass Every Student Succeeds Act
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.