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House Democrats praise SEL programs, Republicans criticize spending.
More than 90% of the nation’s 5,400 minor league baseball players signed National Labor Relations Board union election authorization cards to join the Major League Baseball Players Association.
"We are so excited to see the MLBPA join the AFL-CIO," said American Federation of School Administrators President Dr. Leonard P. Pugliese. "No matter if you work in a factory, hit a ball on a field or run a school, we are all workers united together wanting a collective voice on the jobs we do everyday. As I always say, union equals power."
Endorsement comes just days after Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined Rep. Jamaal Bowman in the district to discuss the needs of educators and the flaws of our education system.
As educators we need to find ways to help students in these difficult times. That’s why a red flag went up when word hit the street that the New Jersey State Board of Education was planning to re-establish a graduation test requirement this year.
“I wanted to be a champion for kids who were like my brothers. It shouldn’t have been a problem for them. It probably wouldn’t have been today.”
Cynthia Larkin's sense of mission would animate her entire career in education.
We must encourage top elected officials to protect our district leaders, school leaders and teachers from political attacks.
Education was Pam Kirk’s destiny. “I was one of those kids who always played school,” she said. “I would line up my dolls and stuffed toys, and my sisters Laura and Lisa, and I would teach.”