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, 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...
Saturday, March 1, 2014
New York
The Assembly bill introduced on Friday, February 28 would unnecessarily delay the complete implementation of the Common Core, undermining the teaching...
Friday, February 21, 2014
Minnesota
National
"We applaud the determination of the SPFT and St. Paul Public Schools to work together and forge a common path on a new contract," said Madaline.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Minnesota
National
The issues the teams will be working on were selected by classroom teachers, and are pivotal to closing the achievement gap in Minnesota’s public schools.
Monday, February 10, 2014
New York
The recommendations are a "much-needed contribution" to Common Core implementation, though some may go too far, says Jonathan.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
New York
“With his commitment to high-quality pre-kindergarten, Governor Cuomo has demonstrated his continued focus on improving education in New York State," said E4E-...
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Los Angeles
California must do everything it can to ensure teachers have the resources necessary to implement the new Common Core State Standards effectively, said Ama.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
New York
The governor’s proposal to reward excellent educators will recognize their work and help recruitment and retention, said E4E-New York Executive Director...
Monday, December 30, 2013
New York
The new chancellor has "a track record of supporting teachers and considering their experiences in developing public school policies," said Jonathan Schleifer...
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Los Angeles
E4E-Los Angeles celebrates the significant gains Los Angeles students showed through the most recent Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) results.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Minnesota
National
E4E-Minnesota congratulates the 48 schools designated by the Minnesota Department of Education as Celebration schools, the highest achievement designation...
Friday, November 8, 2013
Minnesota
National
"We look forward to working with her and ensuring that the voices of classroom teachers are a valued part of the policymaking process," said Madaline.

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