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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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91% paid for school supplies out of their own pocket, many running up debt to make ends meetPhoto © NEAThe Kirwan Commission is working on a plan to...
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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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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.