Massachusetts voters rejected raising the cap on charter schools in 2016. The charter industry forged ahead anyway. Public school advocates were ready.
For public school educators, shelling out hundreds of dollars of their own money is a long-standing back-to-school ritual.
The tech-infused version is under increased scrutiny. “Public school educators do not need businessmen to tell them how to educate, nurture, and innovate.”
A new poll illustrates how closely parents, educators, and the public are aligned behind the urgent need to reinvest in our schools.
Second jobs during the summer account for up to 12% of an educator’s annual income, but financial pressures don’t go away after Labor Day.
Delegates return home ready to use their collective power to “listen and learn and teach and reach and engage and organize and convince.”
Rodney Robinson tells RA delegates that lawmakers who refuse to stand up for our most vulnerable students will face a day of reckoning on election day.
“We deserve a seat at every table where policies and decisions are made that impact our work, our students and our communities that we serve.”
“The power of this union and the collective voice of our 3 million members was on full display today,” said NEA president.