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This Is Our Moment—Educators are leading by pushing the Kirwan Commission to make the right decisions.MSEA President Betty Weller introduces MSEA’s...
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Will the General Assembly answer public calls for a bold school spending plan? We know Gov. Hogan won’t.Ciera Smith, a high school student in...
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For one thing, there was no Blue Ivy Carter ……but there was the Bridge to Excellence Act (also known as the Thornton Plan), which the General...
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Dr. Alvin Thornton: We’re “significantly away” from equity and adequacy in public schools.Dr. Alvin Thornton decries cuts to public schools made by...
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Second public hearing draws educators, parents, students, administratorsWashington County educators attended the Western Maryland Kirwan Commission...
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The Kirwan Commission is a game-changing opportunity to improve public education in Maryland for every student, school, educator, and community. It’s...
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Educators can help students move away from their trauma towards growth, resilience, success, and happiness.“So many educators are already using...
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This year, Mary Bordley added building representative to her list of responsibilities. “I want to help my co-workers understand their rights.”Mary...
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Educator Anu Bajpai’s goal is to “expand the horizons of our students through the study of global issues and the collaboration that may help solve ...
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It’s a good thing MSEA was the watchdog on MSDE’s ESSA plan — they tried to roll back big gains on less testing, more learning.Winning good policy...

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We’ll keep you up-to-date on MSEA’s campaign for great public schools with member-focused feature stories, news from across the state, and the latest ideas, issues, and trends that affect you, your students, and your school. ActionLine is published five times a year.

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June/July 2016 ActionLine

Someone has to take a stand.” Learn how Maryland kindergarten teachers took a stand against the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment when it interfered with essential instructional time. Discover how Ruthie the dog brought curriculum to life in an Allegany County elementary school? Read how to build a reflective practice with an end-of-the-year review. 

March/April 2016 ActionLine

One school in Prince George’s County is helping immigrant students thrive. MSEA’s testing campaign reached more than 1,000,000 Marylanders. MSEA is addressing new teacher induction issues. Learn more about equity literacy and how you can make a difference in your students’ success with culturally relevant instruction. ESPs scored a big victory from the Court of Appeals. Focus on educators from Dorchester and St. Mary’s counties. 

January/February 2016 ActionLine

Meet seven young activists who are setting the tone of 21st-century public education activism. MSEA meets the state commission and makes eight common sense recommendations for testing sanity. Learn more about the Friedrichs v California Teachers Association. Retirees take off in Baltimore and Charles counties.

 

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