Daily Archives: May 9, 2019

In this Teacher Appreciation Week, Fair Pay Would Show Our Teachers They Really Are Appreciated

Originally posted on janresseger:
In 1962, when my mother taught first grade in Havre, Montana, she felt appreciated as a teacher even though the rule was that she had to take the kids outside for recess unless it was below…

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America’s Teachers vs. Betsy DeVos and the Top 1% During Teacher Appreciation Week

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
by Nancy Bailey During this year’s Teacher Appreciation Week, teachers will undoubtedly cherish notes and gifts from grateful children and parents, but they recognize real teacher appreciation is about…

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Louisiana’s Voucher Program Featured on New Orleans Public Radio for the Failure It Is

Originally posted on deutsch29:
Louisiana’s school voucher program has received yet another hefty dose of realistic attention for the utter failure that it is. There have been local articles calling out the failure of the program in the past (I…

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Oregon: Tens of Thousands of Teachers Walk Out, Closing 600 Schools, to Protest Working Conditions

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Thousands of teachers in Oregon joined the Red4Ed Movement, walking out to protest overcrowded classes and a lack of support staff, including school nurses and mental health counselors.  Nearly 45% of all…

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