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Now it’s time to VOTE YES on the constitutional amendment.We made it happen! Thanks to members in every county, MSEA’s campaign to FIX the FUND went...
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MSEA’s timeline to Fix the Fund, elect great candidates, and improve schools.MSEA’s GO Team leaders are spearheading grassroots efforts across the...
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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’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.