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Yesterday's U.S. Senate committee hearing on the nomination of Betsy DeVos for secretary of education confirmed concerns that she is a poor choice to lead the education of our nation's children.
A report summarizing conversations with more than 1,500 community stakeholders and more than 1,000 online comments echoes what our members have been saying about what changes would improve education through the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Like parents, teachers believe that there is so much more to children than test scores. We are frustrated by a testing culture that ties our hands. We want our students to feel the joy of learning. Find out how we can get there with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., AFT President Randi Weingarten juxtaposed two approaches for education that would have vastly different consequences for America's students. Either build on the bipartisan consensus of the Every Student Succeeds Act to provide all families with access to great neighborhood public schools, or promote the dangerous, destructive approaches that Donald Trump's education secretary nominee advocates to undermine and privatize public education.
OFT members helped numerous schools and districts earn the state's 2016 Momentum Award. Presented by the state board of education, Momentum Awards recognize schools for exceeding expectations for annual student growth. Which OFT member schools and districts won?