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Here are just some of the benefits of more outdoor time and play:Better school performance Time spent in nature and increased fitness improves...
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“Sixty minutes of daily unstructured free play is essential to children’s physical and mental health.” — The American Academy of PediatricsSpecial...
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You can’t talk about student discipline and behavior today without discussing the complex reasons for it.Systemic poverty, institutional racism, mass...
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Bias plays a huge role in the treatment and discipline of Black girlsIn the mountains of research about school discipline, there’s one group of...
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It’s disregarding the intelligence, needs, and opinions of childrenAnother -ism may be just enough to ruin your summer holiday, but here’s one that...
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Getting the Blueprint Right Means …Strong collective bargaining and getting the right people elected — locally and statewideCecil County educators...
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Baltimore County teacher heads to Capitol Hill to brief lawmakers on educator activismBaltimore County government teacher Katherine Mullen was in...
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The local used an 8-point agenda and Bargaining for the Common Good to win.A PGCEA member from Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School.It was the day...
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A new First Book/MSEA resource for a more just classroomYou can set the stage for a caring classroom in the 2019–2020 school year with help from...
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The scores on the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress show that only 40% of Maryland fourth graders read at or above a “proficient”...


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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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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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