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 through rush hour traffic on the Beltway. At Wednesday night’s final Kirwan Commission public hearing, educators packed the room, stood in the aisles, and made their voices heard.Here are some of […]
This Is Our Moment—Educators are leading by pushing the Kirwan Commission to make the right decisions.MSEA President Betty Weller introduces MSEA’s This Is Our Moment campaign at a Calvert Education Association building rep assembly October 16.Every educator has stories — the kind that give you goosebumps or bring a tear to your eye. Those are the stories that […]
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today, the Maryland State Department of Education released Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test results for the 2016-2017 school year. Maryland State Education Association President Betty Weller released the following statement: “This year’s PARCC scores are a reflection of the fact that our […]
Thursday, May 25, 2017 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today, Gov. Larry Hogan signed the unanimously-approved More Learning, Less Testing Act (SB452) into law. The legislation limits mandated testing to 2.2% of the year in Maryland public schools—or 23.8 hours in elementary and middle schools and 25.7 hours in high schools—except in eighth grade, where the limit […]
May 12, 2017 Celebrate Educator Appreciation Day with MSEA at our headquarters in downtown Annapolis! You’ll find exclusive educator–only discounts and specials for MSEA members at shops and businesses on Main and West streets and Maryland Avenue. Stop by MSEA for your list of participating businesses and wristband. Friends and family are welcome to join us! Click on the link below for several […]
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