The NEA is renewing a push for legislation to end the punitive reduction in Social Security benefits that affects public employees in Massachusetts and 14 other states. Click here for an NEA bulletin on the GPO/WEP issue and for a link to send a message to your members of Congress in support of the Social Security Fairness Act of 2015. Click here for more information about the impact of these provisions on MTA members. Act now! [ Read More ]
Throughout this year we have run in to numerous issues around the evaluation tool. While the issues are varied, there is one common theme: [ Read More ]
As we wind down the 2014-2015 school year, I express my sincere gratitude to all the members who stepped up to the plate this year. From the Board of Directors, Building and Department Delegates, and members who became involved in lobbying our elected officials, DESE, and the Worcester Public Schools Administration, I would like to thank you.
Your voice is important as you understand the impact from top down, command and control regulations and policies have on the children in your charge. You are the educational experts and the voice of reason in difficult times.
The EAW has embarked on a project with Jobs with Justice, Neighbor to Neighbor, Worcester Interfaith, NAACP, and other community organizations to build relationships with allies to advocate for education reform that will strengthen the profession and secure the support systems and resources that all students, even the most challenged, need in order [ Read More ]