Charter school educators form union to have a more effective voice in the decisions that impact student learning.
Issue Workers’ Rights
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.
This week we talk about PARCC assessments in OH, retiree health insurance in MI, a reflection on the NEA RA from MTA President Barbara Madeloni, and feature video of the National Teacher of the Year on the importance of activism.
Newly introduced bill will help public servants such as teachers, firefighters and police officers retain the retirement benefits they earned through a lifetime of public service.