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“This is a chance to improve the future success of our schools.”Betty Weller, MSEA PresidentI’ve been travelling the state over the last month to...
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Also examines how teachers can move up in the profession without moving out of the classroomA Calvert County teacher testifies before the Kirwan...
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Is the state finally ready to help pay teachers what they deserve?Photo © Stephen CherryIn today’s debate over what should be done to improve...
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Convention breaks records, builds momentum for big year of activism aheadThe 2017 MSEA Convention is in the books, and it was one of the biggest and...
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Addressing salary, class size, and poverty among top issuesThey came in buses and in carpools. They came from down the road, over the Bay Bridge, and...
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This Is Our Moment—Educators are leading by pushing the Kirwan Commission to make the right decisions.MSEA President Betty Weller introduces MSEA’s...
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Will the General Assembly answer public calls for a bold school spending plan? We know Gov. Hogan won’t.Ciera Smith, a high school student in...
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For one thing, there was no Blue Ivy Carter ……but there was the Bridge to Excellence Act (also known as the Thornton Plan), which the General...
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Dr. Alvin Thornton: We’re “significantly away” from equity and adequacy in public schools.Dr. Alvin Thornton decries cuts to public schools made by...
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Second public hearing draws educators, parents, students, administratorsWashington County educators attended the Western Maryland Kirwan Commission...

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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.