All Teacher-led Advocacy News

Monday, November 5, 2018
National
Title II is the only dedicated source of federal funding for professional learning and leadership support for teachers and principals.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Minnesota
Students should be in class, not handcuffs. Yet thousands of Minnesota students are removed from classrooms each year for minor misbehavior, and the data...
Monday, October 1, 2018
Boston
For Dan Pugliese, a high school biology teacher in Boston, civic engagement is something he thinks about a lot, especially with such a consequential election...
Monday, October 1, 2018
Boston
On Monday, October 1st, members of the Boston City Council, Council President Andrea Campbell, Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George, and Councilor Kim Janey hosted...
Thursday, July 26, 2018
New York
E4E-New York has written an open letter calling on Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza to continue their efforts to desegregate public schools and remove...
Monday, June 18, 2018
Boston
On Monday, June 18, E4E-Boston Outreach Director, David Mendez testified at a City Council hearing regarding teacher diversity in Boston Public Schools. David...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Connecticut
Connecticut has widespread and deeply rooted racial disparities in education. Compared to their white peers, our state’s children of color have lower rates of...
Friday, May 11, 2018
Los Angeles
Kiechelle Russell Special Education Teacher
On May 14, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will celebrate the start of School Climate Week. This date is a fresh reminder of the work we all...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Boston
On Tuesday, May 8, E4E-Boston teachers Dan Foreman and Theresa Thalhamer and Executive Director Brandy Fluker-Oakley spoke before the Boston City Council to...
Monday, April 30, 2018
New York
Melissa Dorcemus
On April 30th, Educators for Excellence - New York member Melissa Dorcemus testified in front of the New York City Council Committee on Education on the need...
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Minnesota
On Apr. 12, E4E-Minnesota Executive Director Madaline Edison testified before the MN State House Finance Committee on Equitable School Funding, sharing, “for...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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April 4 (New York) — On the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, six teachers from Educators for Excellence (E4E), a teacher-led...
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Boston
E4E-Boston members Matt Clark and Katie Mallon, along with Executive Director Brandy Fluker-Oakley, spoke at a meeting of the Boston School Committee on the...
Monday, March 5, 2018
New York
Read the entire article on Chalkbeat by E4E-New York member Ilona Nanay. It was our high school’s first graduation ceremony. Students were laughing as they...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Connecticut
Jan. 18, 2018 (Hartford, CT) — Educators for Excellence-Connecticut (E4E-Connecticut), a teacher-led organization, expresses their disappointment in the...
Friday, December 8, 2017
National
Read the entire article on POLITICO by Kimberly Hefling. The teacher advocacy group Educators for Excellence said a group of teachers from across the country...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Minnesota
Read the entire article on Minn Post by Erin Hinrichs. A few weeks ago, two former Minnesota teachers joined U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and other...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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E4E joined 42 other education groups in an open letter, calling on members of the House and Senate to reject the GOP tax bill. Among other concerning...
Friday, September 15, 2017
Connecticut
E4E Teachers: “Students’ futures should never hang in the balance.” September 15 , 2017 (New Haven, CT) – In response to the state’s ongoing budget impasse and...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
National
September 5, 2017 (New York) — Following the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Educators for...
Friday, August 25, 2017
Boston
August 25th, 2017 (Boston) — Today, Educators for Excellence-Boston (E4E-Boston), a teacher-led organization, commended the new Boston Teacher Union (BTU)...
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Minnesota
August 23, 2017 (Minneapolis, Minnesota) — As part of a public comment period on Minnesota’s proposed plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA),...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Connecticut
August 8, 2017 (Bridgeport, CT) -- In partnership with the Department of Corrections, Educators for Excellence-Connecticut (E4E-Connecticut), a teacher-led...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Minnesota
Madaline Edison Executive Director, E4E-Minnesota
Check out the testimony of Madaline Edison, executive director of Educators for Excellence-Minnesota, gave to the Joint Education Committee of the Legislature...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Connecticut
Over the past month, more than 200 supporters wrote legislators using postcards to urge them to take action.

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