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Educators for Excellence Releases Nationwide Survey of Teachers on Education Issues
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Aug. 1 (Washington, D.C.) — Educators for Excellence (E4E), a teacher-led organization, released results today from Voices from the Classroom: A Survey of...
Educators for Excellence-Boston Applauds Mayor Walsh’s BPS Budget
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
April 4 (Boston) — Educators for Excellence-Boston (E4E-Boston), a teacher-led organization, is encouraged by Mayor Walsh’s proposed budget, which includes $2...
Educators for Excellence-Chicago and Chicago Public Schools Co-Host Problem-Solving Forums to Strengthen School Climate & Culture, Restorative Justice
Friday, March 16, 2018
March 16 (Chicago) - Educators for Excellence-Chicago (E4E-Chicago), a teacher-led organization, in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS), hosted three...
Educators for Excellence-Boston Reacts to the Passage of Bill S.2325 as a Missed Opportunity to Revamp School Finance
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
March 14 (Boston) — On March 9, the Senate advanced Bill S . 2325 , a redraft of bill S.223 and 18 other bills that proposed changes to the Massachusetts...
Educators for Excellence-Los Angeles, Teach Plus and Assemblymember Weber Host Teacher-led Discussion on Equity and Tenure
Monday, February 26, 2018
Feb. 26 (Los Angeles) — On Thursday, February 22, Educators for Excellence-Los Angeles (E4E-Los Angeles) convened over 100 Los Angeles educators, community...
Our Vision is Clear: School Climate and Culture Takes a Community
Monday, November 20, 2017
As a teacher on the South Side of Chicago for 11 years, school climate and culture and the direct impact it has on my students’ wellbeing and educational...
Educators for Excellence Reacts to Introduction of the DREAM Act
Thursday, July 20, 2017
July 20, 2017 (New York) – Educators for Excellence (E4E), a teacher-led organization, responded today to the introduction of the DREAM Act - legislation that...
The Alarming Truth: Why School Climate and Culture Counts
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Recently, educators created recommendations to improve school climate and serve Chicago students with trauma. Check out the highlights from the launch event.
CPS works to address student trauma, mental health
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Following the release of E4E-Chicago members’ policy paper on school climate and culture, Chicago Public Schools highlights some of its more successful...
Educators for Excellence-Chicago Teachers Present Plan to Better Address Student Trauma in Schools
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Senator Dick Durbin and former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan voiced support for a greater focus on school climate and trauma-informed teaching.
Educators for Excellence-New York Reacts to Board of Regents Changes to Standardized Assessments
Monday, June 12, 2017
June 12, 2017 (New York, New York) – Educators for Excellence-New York (E4E-New York), a teacher-led organization, today reacted to the Board of Regents’...
Educators for Excellence-New York Releases Statement on NYS Assembly Education Committee Vote to Advance School Restorative Justice Bill
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Teacher-Led Advocacy Group Lauds Assemblywoman Nolan for Addressing Criminalization of Discipline Strategies May 24, 2017 (New York) – Today, the New York...
Seeing classrooms as places for students to heal
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
E4E-Boston’s Teacher Action Team recently wrote an op-ed explaining the importance of their recently released paper, Schools that Heal , and what changes they...
Appreciating each other: What Teacher Appreciation Month means to me
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Diverse Learning Teacher at Lyman A. Budlong Public School
Chicago is currently facing many challenges - both inside and outside our schools - and we realized that far too often our teachers, families, and communities...
Top 10 teacher voice highlights of 2016
Friday, December 23, 2016
We are so proud of the work that E4E members have accomplished and grateful for the contributions you have made this year. As we head into 2017, here are the...
Teachers Talk Back: Daniel Gannon
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Daniel Gannon is an E4E teacher leader at Bronx Leadership Academy 2 in District 7 in the Bronx. In addition to classroom teaching, he is also an adjunct...
Teachers Talk Back: Mario Palos
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Mario Palos is the technology teacher at McAuliffe Elementary in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. In this interview, Mario talks with E4E-Chicago Outreach...
Picking a Chicago teacher policy topic, caucus-style
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
On November 2, 2016, E4E-Chicago teachers held their annual Policy Selection Dinner, a chance to come together and persuade one another on the topic for the...
Here's why teachers support proposed Title I regulations from Dept. of Ed.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
The 2016 Educators for Excellence ESSA Teacher Action team, comprised of members from all chapters, commends U.S. Education Secretary John King and the...
VIDEO: Educators for Excellence-Los Angeles turns five
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Since 2011, when Educators for Excellence-Los Angeles was founded as our second chapter, teachers in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California have worked...
Deep Dish: A Chicago-style slice of the policy pie
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
E4E-Chicago teacher Jhoanna Maldonado found her voice at last year’s policy selection caucus, and with this year’s right around the corner, she discussed how...
Teachers Talk Back: Suraj Gopal
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Suraj Gopal has been teaching for 10 years in the New York City Department of Education through the New York City Teaching Fellows Program. He is a high school...
Teachers Talk Back: Andrea Moffat
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Andrea Moffat has been teaching a total of 16 years and started her career teaching English in Spain. She has been a Chicago Public School teacher for 10 years...
Teachers explain how Common Core changes could impact their classrooms
Thursday, October 6, 2016
E4E-New York member April Rose shares her perspective on the revised New York state revisions to the Common Core standards (Chalkbeat New York).
E4E-Chicago shares priorities for Illinois' transition to the Every Student Succeeds Act
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
As Illinois prepares for its transition to the Every Student Succeeds Act, the state board of education is considering potential impacts for professional...