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The General Assembly passed Fix the Fund. Now it’s up to voters in November.Educators rallied at Lawyers Mall in Annapolis before marching to Fix the...
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A strong school community values accountability and self-worth.Ian Pope is an alternative education paraprofessional and coach of the junior varsity...
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“I never envisioned that I would leave my beloved eighth graders, but … ”Annie Mewborn is a ninth grade English teacher at Easton High School and...
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What do a fishing rod, a bushel basket, and train whistle have to do with fifth grade anyway?Beth Roe is a fifth grade teacher at St. Leonard...
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“I’m making the most of every opportunity.”Denise Lee, Howard County, at MSEA’s ESP Conference.Empowerment was more than a buzzword at MSEA’s ESP...
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The backers of the Janus case see it as one more way to chip, chip, chip away at unions.Montgomery County kindergarten teacher Kember Kane speaks to...
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“We need a constitutional amendment to make sure casino funds are dedicated to enriching school funding.”MSEA President Betty WellerSince casinos...
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“Our students are looking to us to take care of them. And they have every right to expect that we will.”We believe the preliminary Kirwan Commission...
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We believe students deserve — and communities should demand — a Maryland promise that delivers safe schools.A sign at MSEA’s march to Fix the Fund on...
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A word from the legal team about taking a stand.iStock PhotoEducator activism — locally and across the country — is building for safer schools,...

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Our magazine, ActionLine, is packed with the news you need to be an informed education professional.

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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November/December 2014 ActionLine

Too many tests mean lost time and lost learning opportunities. When will it end? MSEA delegates vote to suspend the KRA and PARCC graduation testing. Meet school counselor Reba Miller and choir director Keith Roberts.

September/October 2014 ActionLine

Find out why Anthony Brown is MSEA’s choice for governor. Take a look at the bottom line on delivering the PARCC Assessment to Maryland’s students. Meet four Maryland teachers who are taking back their profession and running for office. Get the details on MSEA’s 2015 election, plus the forms you need to become a candidate for MSEA office.

June/July 2014 ActionLine

Meet member Brittany German and discover how chickens, sheep, and an Intel companion camera fit into the curriculum at Crellin Elementary. Sean McComb (2014 National Teacher of the Year) and Maria Lorena Grewe (Washington County) share classroom tips. Plus, MSEA endorses Anthony Brown, General Assembly wrap up, teacher/author Katherine Moore debuts her first children’s book, and more. To view the digital version, click here

March/April 2014 ActionLine

Check out the latest edition with premium ActionLine content featuring a cover story on your LGBTQ—lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning—students and colleagues. You’ll find interviews, a glossary of LGBTQ terms, and plenty of resources. 

January/February 2014 ActionLine

Learn how creating IEPs for special education students is changing under new reforms, plus news and updates on MSEA and local reform efforts. Meet members Porsche Vaderhorst and Rebecca Rementer.