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

Thursday, May 11, 2023
New York
On May 9, 2023, E4E-NY educators secured a major policy win. After a full year of advocacy, New York City leadership listened to E4E-NY’s 15,000+ members and...
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
National
When we better understand teachers’ strengths and needs, we can create policies that directly address these challenges and truly benefit teachers and students...
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Connecticut
Daniel Pearson Executive Director E4E-Connecticut
April 18 (Hartford) — Educators for Excellence-Connecticut (E4E-CT), a teacher-led organization, reacted to the appropriations budget released today regarding...
Thursday, March 23, 2023
National
*/ Last year, conservative state leaders across the country intentionally conflated Culturally Relevant Education (CRE) and Critical Race Theory (CRT) in an...
Thursday, March 16, 2023
Connecticut
Daniel Pearson Executive Director E4E-Connecticut
The following is the public comment testimony presented by Daniel Pearson at a public hearing on Wednesday, Mar 15, 2023.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Minnesota
Due to testimonies from E4E-MN members, the Senate postponed a vote on a bill that would end the largest pathway for teachers of color to enter the classroom.
Thursday, February 9, 2023
Connecticut
Educators for Excellence-Connecticut (E4E-CT), a teacher-led organization, reacted to Governor Lamont’s proposed budget at the 2023 Connecticut legislative...
Monday, November 21, 2022
Connecticut
New Haven recently announced that, in an effort to bridge the gap created by teacher shortages, they will offer current educators additional pay to take on the...
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Los Angeles
Racism, homophobia, and anti-blackness are never acceptable, especially from our leaders. We must hold these elected officials accountable.
Thursday, October 6, 2022
Connecticut
Fred Thornley III Noah Webster Middle School Teacher
Join me in demanding equitable school funding.
Thursday, September 15, 2022
National
Reposted article from EdReports. When we ask someone to do a job, we usually give them the tools to get it done. Not so in teaching, where more than half of U...
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Boston
Robert Baroz Boston Teacher
I have critical experience on educational reform reform being a US Department of Education Teaching Ambassador during the Race to the Top Years; a MA DESE...
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
New York Educators are gathering to discuss the importance of culturally relevant education.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Connecticut
Daniel Pearson Executive Director E4E-Connecticut
This year, we have made incredible progress towards growing a powerful, teacher-led movement, achieving impactful policy victories, and positioning our team...
Friday, June 3, 2022
Angela Santilli E4E-Boston Organizer
To help support our educators, E4E-Boston held a Mental Health Series from February-May with various presentations from organizations and individuals.
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Boston
E4E-Boston State Director Lisa Lazare will sit down with Natasha Ushomirsky for our Season 1 finale. Natasha serves as the State Director for Massachusetts at...
Friday, April 22, 2022
Lisa Lazare State Director, E4E-Boston
As BPS worries about a potential receivership by the state, they are only making it more likely by refusing to negotiate the BTU’s next contract.
Friday, April 15, 2022
Gianna Carchia Organizer
E4E-Boston talked to two dozen Boston Public Schools teachers to make sure their voices are included in the search for the next BPS Superintendent.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Connecticut
Steven Tatum
With mask mandates lifting in schools across the state, it’s tempting to let out the collective breath we’ve been holding since the pandemic forced schools to...
Friday, March 4, 2022
Minnesota
Paula Cole Executive Director of E4E-Minnesota
On the precipice of a potential teacher strike initiated by the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, one issue lurks in the background–impending layoffs that...
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Connecticut
Daniel Pearson Executive Director E4E-Connecticut
Dear honorable members of the Public Health Committee and the Committee on Children. Thank you for the opportunity to speak in support of SB2 and HB5001. My...
Monday, February 28, 2022
Boston
This month, a powerful group of Boston leaders and educators gathered to celebrate Black History Month at E4E-Boston’s “We Are Black History” event. Throughout...
Saturday, February 19, 2022
Connecticut
Ernest Bailey
Dear members of the committee: Thank you for the opportunity to speak in support of fully funding education by expediting the ECS phase to coincide with the...
Friday, February 18, 2022
Connecticut
Sara Kovack Organizer
Dear members of the committee: Thank you for the opportunity to speak in support of fully funding education by expediting the ECS phase to coincide with the...
Friday, February 18, 2022
Connecticut
Daniel Pearson State Director, Educators for Excellence-Connecticut (E4E-CT)
Dear Senator Osten, Representative Walker, and members of the Appropriations Committee My name is Daniel Pearson and I am the State Director for Educators for...

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