2017 could see big rise in taxpayer-funded vouchers for tuition at private and religious schools
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These governors, whose policies affect the day-to-day lives of residents in multiple ways, view educators as partners.
These bizarre laws on education are somehow still on the books!
Right-to-work advocates, such as Walker, ALEC and the Koch brothers, contend the policy creates jobs. Research shows right-to-work lower wages and benefits, and weakens workplace protections
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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