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Education specialist Dwayne Lovett knows what it takes to reach students at his North Dorchester County High School.Dwayne Lovett with officers and...
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Educators work to build understanding and support for community schools in the City of Steeples.Photo: Hamtalk.orgEducators and community members...
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Here’s what MSEA members are doing right now to get Maryland schools on par with Finland, Singapore, and Massachusetts.What do our students deserve?...
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Each attempt at using new tech involves taking a risk and models for our students how we handle bumps in the road — even failure.Alia Knight-Dahl is...
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“This is a chance to improve the future success of our schools.”Betty Weller, MSEA PresidentI’ve been travelling the state over the last month to...
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Also examines how teachers can move up in the profession without moving out of the classroomA Calvert County teacher testifies before the Kirwan...
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Is the state finally ready to help pay teachers what they deserve?Photo © Stephen CherryIn today’s debate over what should be done to improve...
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Convention breaks records, builds momentum for big year of activism aheadThe 2017 MSEA Convention is in the books, and it was one of the biggest and...
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Addressing salary, class size, and poverty among top issuesThey came in buses and in carpools. They came from down the road, over the Bay Bridge, and...
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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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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.