Amid shelter-in-place orders, California educators use virtual tools to unite their voices, build solidarity, and advocate for change.
“With salaries what they are for teachers, it would be easy for someone to look for a way out of debt or a way to get money fast.”
As ethnic studies courses are shown to boost student achievement and attendance, states and school districts are increasing their number.
Educators have an obligation to act, says NEA President, and they will continue the call for justice and hold powerful people to account.
“This is happening right in the heart of our community,” says special educator. “People are afraid, they’re in pain, and we needed to help.”
“We need the best masks and gloves to keep us healthy so we can keep working to keep the school healthy.”
In many states, planning time for teachers is micromanaged, or attempts have been made to reduce it entirely.
Preschool teacher Tabatha Rosproy, a Kansas-NEA member, is the first early childhood educator to win the honor.
While some ESPs are eager to return, many are nervous that it’s too soon.
Across the country, everyone is saying “thank you” to teachers and other educators.