These bizarre laws on education are somehow still on the books!
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This Valentine’s Day, EdVotes pays tribute to those leaders making good decisions for students and public schools. And we call out those who aren’t.
This week we talk about MD’s new school funding radio campaign, changes to ELL laws in CT, how you can get involved in advocacy around WA’s new budget and WV’s competitive pay rally on Monday.
This week we talk about the proposed insurance cuts in WV, UT’s Bargaining Summit, the new M-STEP assessments in MI and a call for higher wages for CT child care providers.
This week we talk about the new budget in MA, Pickerington, OH ESPS voting to unionize, WV’s new state Superintendent of Schools and feature a profile of incoming NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia from her home state of UT.
This week we talk about WV’s new teacher pay campaign, NJ members helping the homeless in Camden, a new survey on pensions in IL and a lawsuit filed to force the WI Employment Relations Commission to stop implementing recertification elections that have been ruled unconstitutional.
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This week we talk about a new charter school accountability scheme in Wisconsin, school funding in West Virginia, Illinois pensions, and feature video of Ohio members speaking about what drove them to get involved in the union.
This week we talk about class sizes in Washington, testing in New York, funding in Massachusetts and feature a wrapup of West Virginia’s legislative session.