Educators discuss their priorities for Election 2016.
Issue Workers’ Rights
This week: An update on Chester Upland, PA, new testing rules in CT, right to work in IL and talking to elected officials in MI.
The vote was hailed as a victory for workers, families and students — and an embarrassing defeat for the Koch brothers’ campaign arm, Americans for Prosperity.
There are no guarantees in the working life of an adjunct professor.
The teacher shortage is real, but focusing on recruitment over retention, says one expert, is like “pouring water in a bucket that has holes at the bottom.”
This week: charters unconstitutional in WA, petition to save Youngstown, OH City schools from takeover, Chester Upland, PA educators still working without pay and a new amendment in MA to fund schools.
This week we talk about Chester Upland PA educators working without pay, the Dyett HS hunger strike in Chicago, charter schools reforms in OH and Maryland’s push to reduce high stakes testing.
Reducing high-stakes testing in MI, OH fighting against state takeover of Youngstown City Schools, a petition in support of allowing educators on the MA BESE and a huge win on benefits for MT retirees.
Charter school educators form union to have a more effective voice in the decisions that impact student learning.
This week we talk about school choice in MI, the IL Senate overriding Gov Rauner’s veto of the fair arbitration bill, and recaps of the GOP education summit protests from NH and CT members.