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Statement from Educators 4 Excellence-NY on the New York State Assembly's passage of a moratorium on fairer teacher evaluations tied to the Common Core
March 6, 2014
The Assembly's action would be a giant step backwards for New York's students and educators (press release).
Statement from Educators 4 Excellence Co-Founders and Co-CEOs Sydney Morris and Evan Stone on Obama administration budget proposals
March 5, 2014
"On behalf of over 13,000 teachers across the country, Educators 4 Excellence applauds the Obama administration's budget proposals today, which represent a promising and meaningful step toward improving public education," said Stone and Morris (press release).
Educators 4 Excellence-Los Angeles releases first independent voter guide ahead of UTLA presidential election
March 4, 2014
E4E-Los Angeles released a comprehensive voter guide entitled "Your Union: Your Voice," aimed at providing teachers with information about all 10 presidential candidates.
Statement From Educators 4 Excellence-NY on New York State Assembly proposal to delay Common Core implementation
March 1, 2014
The Assembly bill introduced on Friday, February 28 would unnecessarily delay the complete implementation of the Common Core, undermining the teaching standards supported by the vast majority of teachers.
Statement from Educators 4 Excellence-Minnesota Executive Director Madaline Edison on Saint Paul’s contract deal
February 21, 2014
"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.
Educators 4 Excellence-Minnesota’s inaugural teacher-led policy teams to tackle Q Comp and diversity in the teacher workforce
February 12, 2014
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.
Statement from Jonathan Schleifer, Executive Director of Educators 4 Excellence-New York, on Board of Regents’ recommendations
February 10, 2014
The recommendations are a "much-needed contribution" to Common Core implementation, though some may go too far, says Jonathan.
January 21, 2014
“With his commitment to high-quality pre-kindergarten, Governor Cuomo has demonstrated his continued focus on improving education in New York State," said E4E-New York Executive Director Jonathan Schleifer.
Statement on Governor Brown’s budget proposal from Educators 4 Excellence-Los Angeles Executive Director Ama Nyamekye
January 9, 2014
California must do everything it can to ensure teachers have the resources necessary to implement the new Common Core State Standards effectively, said Ama.
Educators 4 Excellence – New York applauds Governor Cuomo’s bold proposal to recognize and reward excellent teachers
January 8, 2014
The governor’s proposal to reward excellent educators will recognize their work and help recruitment and retention, said E4E-New York Executive Director Jonathan Schleifer.