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Take a deep breath. It will get personal. That’s okay.This year MSEA’s partnership with the non-profit First Book offers resources to help educators...
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An early experience speaking up taught me that I have a say in what happens to me.Like many students, I took a bus to middle school. When I was in...
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Save the Date! Hear the Crunch, March 6School breakfasts are already on the menu in most Maryland schools, but it’s still important to share...
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From Jill Savage, a Baltimore County community schools coordinator“Community schools fling open the doors of the schoolhouse and invite others in...
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We can’t ask our kids to wait any longerCalvert Education Association president and MSEA Legislative Committee chair Dona Ostenso in the CEA office...
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And other legislative updates in MSEA’s Up the StreetCommission Chair Brit Kirwan interviewed by WBAL-TV this week.THIS WEEK IN ANNAPOLISKirwan...
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And other legislative updates in MSEA’s Up the StreetGov. Hogan fields questions from reporters during the first week of session. (Photo credit:...
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We can win a billion dollars in new school funding, a 3% raise, and more during this legislative sessionWith the news right before the holidays that...
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Our fight to end the underfunding of our schools kicks into a higher gearOPENING DAY IN ANNAPOLISThe 439th Maryland General Assembly session convened...
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Our Kids Can’t WaitMSEA Calls for a March for Our SchoolsTHE LATEST FROM THE KIRWAN COMMISSIONMSEA Urges Faster Action as Legislative Leaders Signal...


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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.