Press Room

Media Contacts:

Adam Mendelson | (443) 433.3630 | amendelson@mseanea.org
Steven Hershkowitz | (443) 433.3684 | shershkowitz@mseanea.org

MSEA's media contacts serve as principal contacts for members of the press, identifying in-house experts as well as educators in the field for interviews on a wide range of topics, including evaluations, school funding, Common Core, pensions, charter schools, and much more.

Please note that all press inquiries should be directed to the contacts listed above. We look forward to working with you.

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Educators Urge Passage of House Budget Plan

03/13/2015

The House Appropriations Committee’s plan will restore over 90% of these cuts to our schools—ensuring continued progress for our students—while protecting retirement security for educators. We urge the General Assembly to reject Gov. Hogan’s plan and support this better budget for Maryland.

Gov. Hogan’s State of the State

02/04/2015

As if cutting Maryland’s schools by $144 million next year isn’t enough, Gov. Hogan has now decided to support policies that would further harm our world-class public education system.

MSEA Statement on Gov. Hogan's Budget

01/23/2015

Larry Hogan campaigned on the need to change Maryland, but his budget shortchanges Maryland's students and schools. Gov. Hogan’s education cuts threaten the progress of our top-notch public schools, which are at the heart of what makes Maryland attractive to businesses and families. Gov. Hogan's $143 million in immediate school funding cuts—which are proposed to reoccur and compound to nearly $600 million in cuts over the next four years—would force students and schools to do more with less.

MSEA Launches School Funding Radio Campaign and Petition Drive

01/12/2015

MSEA is launching a radio campaign and petition drive calling on the new governor and General Assembly to continue the strong support and forward-thinking investments in public education that have helped make Maryland’s schools and students so successful.

MSEA Calls for Immediate Suspension of Kindergarten Readiness Assessment

12/16/2014

“Kindergarten teachers flagged numerous problems with the KRA, including the significant loss of instructional time, the test’s developmental appropriateness, inadequate technology support, and the test’s inability to inform and improve instruction for students,” said MSEA President Betty Weller. “We stand ready to partner with state leaders to ensure that teachers have time to teach, students have time to learn, and assessments serve as effective tools in the classroom.”

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