Happy Holidays! The election is over – the political work of advocacy begins. I want to thank the EAW members who got involved in this election. Your efforts are greatly appreciated. Our work as political advocates, on behalf of public education, needs to be more and more vigorous over the next two years.
The legislature will be dealing with the state budget, including Chapter 70 funding formula (state school spending). The legislature can also impact the testing in our schools, collective bargaining rights of public employees, pensions and health insurance, just to name a few things that have the potential to seriously impact our lives as well as the lives of the children in our charge. No matter who you supported or voted for in this election, we all need to become advocates for our students, our schools, our rights as public employees, and the future of public [ Read More ]