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Check out these ideas for productive meetings and good relationships.Photo © NEAWhen educators can work together with a child’s parents toward common...
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Check out these tips for a great start to the school year.Photo © NEAPLAN THE DRIVE TO SCHOOL If you plan to drive to school, drive it at least once...
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Get a head start on a great first year.Photo © NEAIf you’re in a new school or you’re a first-year teacher, use these questions as a guide to what...
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Funded by Betsy DeVos, they want to destroy unions and limit educators’ voice, rights, and pay.Around the country, billionaire-funded political...
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Outdoor education in St, Mary’s County with Margarita RochowMargarita Rochow, director at ELMS Environmental Center in St. Mary’s County. Photo...
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“I am very fortunate to be surrounded by fabulous people.”Donna Hoffman is head cook at Northern Middle School in Garrett County.“I’ve always...
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Educators can play critical roles in breaking down biases at all levels.Personal racial bias comes in so many forms that it feels almost too...
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Jason Fahie on being a Black male teacher in Howard County.Jason Fahie is a physical education teacher at Harper’s Choice Middle School in Howard...
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Notes from a Latina StudentKatherine Bonilla Gutierrez is a 2018 graduate of Frederick High School in Frederick County. Katherine traveled alone from...
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Apple Ballot recommends Ben Jealous for governorRight now, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to improve education funding with the Kirwan...


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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.