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Discover original insights from E4E educators working to make positive changes for students and the teaching profession.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
As educators, we owe labor unions a great debt for all they have won for us. Throughout history, unions have supported marginalized workers against the greater...
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
In a survey of over 400 New York educators, special services for unique student populations emerged as the top priority — and now we have the chance to help...
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Los Angeles
Over the challenging past year of instruction, teachers in Los Angeles went above and beyond for their students, making sure that they received the best...
E4E Boston Board Meeting
Friday, June 11, 2021
Boston
Jake Resetarits Managing Director of External Affairs at E4E-Boston
Testimony to the Massachusetts Joint Education Committee in Support of S.305 and S.306/H.577 My name is Jake Resetarits and I am a former 5th grade teacher who...
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Boston
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, educators and parents have had to be in constant communication to ensure that the needs of every student are met in a...
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Boston
As part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARP) signed into law by President Joe Biden, Boston Public Schools (BPS) has received nearly $400 million in...
Friday, May 28, 2021
New York
The Honorable Governor of New York State Andrew M. Cuomo NYS State Capitol Building Albany, New York 12224 Commissioner Betty A. Rosa New York State Education...
Friday, May 21, 2021
Connecticut
My name is Daniel Pearson and I am the State Director for Educators for Excellence - Connecticut, a teacher-led organization with nearly 1,000 members...
Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Savannah Lodge-Scharff AP Physics Teacher at Madison Park Vocational Technical High School
Growing up with my educator mom meant always being included in important conversations at the dinner table, even at a young age. Many of our conversations were...
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
New York
The undersigned nonprofit organizations support A4689A/S1100 in order to support the development of effective Grow Your Own programs to increase teacher...
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Minnesota
May 4, 2021 Dear members of the HF1065 conference committee, On behalf of Educators for Excellence – Minnesota, I write to extend our support for several...
Friday, April 23, 2021
Boston
On April 12, 2021, Boston City Councilors Annissa Essaibi-George and Andrea Campbell held a hearing on summer learning and other options for addressing...
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Los Angeles
Meghann Seril
Several months after the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, it’s clear that this day will continue to live in our collective mindspace, but how will students...
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Los Angeles
Casey Jagusch
If you are in need of a good laugh, you should watch the long-running improvisation show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” where comedians use audience suggestions to...
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Minnesota
Paula Cole Executive Director of E4E-Minnesota
Educators for Excellence-Minnesota is proud to honor transgender and non-binary people on Trans Day of Visibility, which is held every year on March 31st...
Thursday, March 25, 2021
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Carlotta Pope 11th-grade English teacher Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School
Will you take a moment to help Secretary Cardona get familiar with our teacher-led policy priorities?
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Los Angeles
While Los Angeles Unified School District recently announced a tentative plan to reopen schools, the past year of distance learning has created well-documented...
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Minnesota
Contrary to the existing narrative about students’ suspensions and expulsions, most teachers wish that their schools and districts would substitute punitive...
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Minnesota
Minnesota cannot walk back the years of progress we’ve made through the state's tiered licensure system in making the state’s teacher workforce more diverse.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Connecticut
On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, E4E-Connecticut State Director Daniel Pearson testified to the Connecticut Education Committee in support of SB 948: An Act...
Monday, March 1, 2021
Minnesota
On March 1, 2021, E4E-Minnesota Executive Director Paula Cole testified to the Minnesota House Education Policy Committee about HF 1376 and the need to better...
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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Connecticut
Robert Jaycox Math Teacher at Bulkeley High School
As Dr. Cardona prepares to meet the Senate to answer questions, he’s repeatedly had to answer the questions of an even tougher group: Connecticut’s teachers.
Friday, January 29, 2021
Minnesota
We write as the Solutions Not Suspensions Coalition in support of student discipline provisions in the Select Committee on Racial Justice (SCRJ) Report.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Minnesota
Read E4E-Minnesota Executive Director Paula Cole's testimony to the Minnesota Policy Committee on the importance of teacher diversity.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Minnesota
When signed into law, this package of bills will create the comprehensive systemic change that is needed to address opportunity and achievement gaps for...

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