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There is great value and importance for an educator-endorsed candidate to appear on MSEA’s effective Apple Ballot that members distribute every...
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How the budget shortfall directly affects our work as educators and our studentsDebbi is a 12-year Cecil County paraeducator. She works full time at...
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Vote yes on Question 1 to make sure casino revenues finally go to increasing public school funding.“Voting yes on Question 1 won’t just add badly...
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MSEA’s partnership with First Book offers members free resources and deep discounts on high-quality booksWith new offerings connecting directly with...
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MSEA’s new president urges educators to join a new labor movement.It is such an honor to begin my term as your MSEA president. During my first month...
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Why Is the DeVos-Funded Mackinac Center Contacting You?Since the Supreme Court’s infamous Janus decision in June, union-busting billionaires are...
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Young children are kind. Their unkind behaviors are learned reactions to an unkind world.Kathryn Henn is an early childhood educator with 42 years of...
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A Charles County classroom celebrates science and environmentalismConservationist and teacher Lolita Kiorpes brings to her science classroom an...
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If you missed last night’s debate, make sure you get caught up on what was said.Last night’s debate between Ben Jealous and Larry Hogan featured one...
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The voices of educators must be heard to prevent a rocky transition to a new test.Photo from Flickr.The news is out: Maryland is replacing the PARCC...


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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.