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Educators 4 Excellence-New York responds to appointment of Senator Carl l. Marcellino as chair of state Senate education committee
May 22, 2015
E4E-New York looks forward to working with Sen. Marcellino, a former teacher, and called for continued work on a new evaluation system (press release).
May 21, 2015
We’re disappointed that despite the hard work of a bipartisan and diverse group of legislators, no compromise was reached, resulting in a veto of this important bill, said E4E-Minnesota Executive Director Madaline Edison (press release).
May 20, 2015
The successors of this election will need to work together towards a collaborative, forward-looking agenda without being weighed down by past political battles, said Executive Director of E4E-Los Angeles Ama Nyamekye (press release).
Educators 4 Excellence-New York statement on Board of Regents’ recommendations for teacher evaluation
May 19, 2015
The regulations show a need to revisit the law and de-emphasize testing, said Educators 4 Excellence Co-Founder and Co-CEO Evan Stone (press release).
May 14, 2015
Disparities between prior state expectations and NAEP further prove that our students need rigorous, consistent, and clearly defined academic standards like Common Core, said Educators 4 Excellence Co-Founder and Co-CEO Evan Stone (press release).
Educators 4 Excellence-NY statement on legislature’s plan to review education provisions of state budget
May 13, 2015
We are encouraged that the Assembly and Senate plan to take a second look at the new teacher evaluation system to make sure it achieves the goal of supporting teachers in their development, said E4E Co-Founder and Co-CEO Evan Stone (press release).
May 8, 2015
E4E-Los Angeles teacher members look forward to competitive pay, added counselors, and a more nuanced evaluation, said Ama Nyamekye, executive director of E4E-Los Angeles (press release).
April 20, 2015
Teachers and students need education leaders to work together to find common ground in contract negotiations, and this agreement shows a commitment to continued collaboration, said E4E-Los Angeles Executive Director Ama Nyamekye (press release).
April 17, 2015
“Dr. Roberge-Wentzell has over 25 years of experience in Connecticut’s education system, from the classroom up to the board room. She knows firsthand how valuable the voices of teachers are in setting education policy,” said E4E-CT Executive Director Ranjana Reddy (press release).
March 30, 2015
“While details of the deal are still emerging, this budget takes some important steps towards professionalizing teaching and reflects the feedback many educators provided throughout this process,” said E4E co-founder Evan Stone (press release).