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Teachers’ Unions Make A Call For Common Sense Gun Reform

Teachers' Unions Make A Call For Common Sense Gun Reform

Recently we marked the six-month anniversary of the tragedy at Newtown Elementary School, where 20 children and six teachers were murdered.  After that tragedy. millions of Americans began talking about common sense gun reform, include Randi Weingarten (President of AFT) and Lily Eskelsen Garcia (Vice President of NEA). Randi represents the nearly 1.5 million educators and public employees, including those who worked at Sandy Hook.  I recently heard her speak in support of common sense gun reforms, and relating what happened in Newtown.  She highlighted the heroism of the six AFT educators who gave their lives in attempt to protect … Continue reading

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The Teacher Evaluations Debate Comes To NH: An Update from ANHPE (@BillDuncan)

The Teacher evaluation debate comes to New Hampshire The national debate about the future of American public education – the “education reform” debate that has taken shape over the past 10 years – has two major parts.   One is essentially about privatization of our public school systems – either though for-profit charter schools (unlike those we […]

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Shea-Porter Campaign a Teachable Moment

The National Education Association is putting its formidable get-out-the-vote and campaigning efforts behind Carol Shea-Porter’s battle to retain her 1st Congressional District seat. The NEA endorsement captures the essence of what makes Carol special: Moments after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation in August to help save the jobs of 161,000 educators who had […]

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Dodd Education Speech to the NEA in Bartlett

Earlier this morning Senator Chris Dodd unveiled his K-12 Education Policy in a speech to the New Hampshire NEA in Bartlett, NH. The Dodd plan will: Provide for universal preschool Reform No Child Left Behind Ensure that there are quality, experienced teachers in every school Put in place world-class, but flexible, academic standards Create incentives […]

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