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.
Issue Workers’ Rights
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.
This week we talk about high stakes testing in NY, more attacks on collective bargaining in IL, how you can make your voice heard on charter schools in MA and a rally next Wednesday in NH.
Educators join with community to draw attention to ALEC’s agenda to undermine working and middle-class families.
This week we talk about workplace bullying in MA, OH charter schools, videos from MI on the importance of unionization and PA’s 2015 Celebrating Excellence Awards.
The Kansas Board of Education has rolled back teacher licensure requirements in “Innovation Districts” established with help from ALEC.
Education support professionals in Waterford, Michigan, recently beat back a school privatization effort that would have cut 200 jobs.
This week we talk about the new MA budget, summer meal programs in CT, CA’s newly elected leaders and arts education in PA.