Press Releases

Read our positions, announcements, and highlights of the work that E4E educators are doing nationwide.
For all media inquiries, please email media@e4e.org.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
New York
"No single test should serve as a barrier between an otherwise qualified student and a high school diploma,” said Jonathan Schleifer, Executive Director of E4E...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
National
“E4E applauds Secretary Duncan for hearing educators’ concerns while also requiring states to continue gathering and using data to inform the teaching practice...
Monday, August 18, 2014
Connecticut
National
In a statement, E4E-Connecticut Executive Director Ranjana Reddy thanked Pryor for his service and highlighted the need for continued commitment to "helping...
Friday, August 15, 2014
New York
In a new report, a team of E4E-New York teachers propose changes to improve the design and culture of tests in New York State, based on their classroom...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Minnesota
National
“Now that our state has a new teacher evaluation framework going into effect this year, it’s time for us to revisit Q Comp as a holistic system to support and...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
New York
"The state has done the right thing by increasing that amount to 50%, but even greater transparency can only help our schools," said Jonathan Schleifer,...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Los Angeles
We are excited in particular about the adoption of the Student Needs Index, and will continue working with community partners to urge LAUSD to create an...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
New York
"This deal will ensure that evaluations continue to provide teachers with meaningful feedback about their performance while promoting fairness during this time...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Connecticut
Educators 4 Excellence formally launched its new chapter in Connecticut Wednesday with a kick-off event in Bridgeport and a call for sweeping changes to...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Los Angeles
E4E-Los Angeles teachers hope today’s verdict will now spark conversations in local districts about how best to reshape education policies around critical...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
New York
In ratifying the contract, educators agree that progressive innovations like new career ladders and incentives to teach in hard-to-staff areas have the...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Los Angeles
The 2014 E4E-Los Angeles Teacher Policy Teams released new papers under the idea that investing in both teacher compensation and school climate will lead to...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Minnesota
National
“We are hoping to have a productive dialogue with MFT leaders in the coming years,” said Educators 4 Excellence-Minnesota Executive Director Madaline Edison (...
Thursday, May 1, 2014
New York
In response to the contract drafting process, a group of current teachers from across NYC came together to draft their own recommendations for a contract...
Thursday, May 1, 2014
New York
"Over the past several years, E4E members have advocated for contract changes that would elevate and professionalize teaching and we are encouraged that many...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
New York
E4E-New York members called on the city and union to set a cap on how long teachers may remain in the reserve, which is a pool of educators who have lost their...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
New York
If enacted, the new policy will ensure "a student’s progress will be based on a clear set of multiple measures, rather than a single deciding factor like a...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Los Angeles
The 2014-15 New York State budget, passed last night, makes the right decision when it comes to the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (press...
Sunday, March 30, 2014
New York
“Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders have shown vision by focusing on learning, rather than being swayed by the politics of the moment,” said Jonathan...
Monday, March 24, 2014
New York
The proposed recommendations provide a comprehensive plan to give educators the support, training and materials needed to help students meet the high bar set...
Friday, March 21, 2014
Los Angeles
“While this does represent a slight increase from the 2011 election, 23% turnout is still far too low given the stakes in this election,” said E4E-Los Angeles...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
New York
"The panel outlines a series of common sense solutions that will provide educators with more support and training they desperately need," said Jonathan...
Thursday, March 6, 2014
New York
The Assembly's action would be a giant step backwards for New York's students and educators (press release).
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
National
"On behalf of over 13,000 teachers across the country, Educators 4 Excellence applauds the Obama administration's budget proposals today, which represent a...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Los Angeles
E4E-Los Angeles released a comprehensive voter guide entitled "Your Union: Your Voice," aimed at providing teachers with information about all 10 presidential...

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