Gov. Scott Walker’s move to eliminate tenure strikes at the heart of the excellent education delivered to Wisconsin students in its public university classrooms and laboratories.
The teacher licensure proposal is “breathtaking in its stupidity. What it does is it essentially ends teacher licensing in the grand scheme of things.”
NEA’s Office of Minority Community Organizing and Partnerships fights for equitable funding, lower class sizes and greater teacher diversity, and against any and all efforts to privatize public education.
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: business tax cuts come under fire in New Hampshire, Illinois educators say it’s time for the governor to start governing, Kansas lawmakers consider ending teacher licensure, and Wisconsin honors its top education activists.
This week we talk about the Senate takeover of k-12 healthcare in Washington, kindergarten assessment in Massachusetts, the failing school funding system in Wisconsin and the importance of educator advocacy in Connecticut.
State governors have released their budget proposals, and it’s clear who respects education- and who does not.
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
As Gov. Walker ramps up his political ambitions, he continues policies that hurt public schools, increase funding to unaccountable voucher schools and attack workers rights.
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.