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TAKE ACTION: Tell legislators there should be no winners and losers in teaching

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 Look at the fraud: A long held goal by some is to break teacher unions in Indiana. In the last decade, a slew of out-of-state corporate funders have pushed bills aimed at weakening teachers’ voices and their ability to collectively advocate for the needs of kids. A legislator has filed a bill that would further this agenda under the pretense of addressing the state’s teacher shortage. Ravitch says about this: 'That means that any increased pay will be taken away from other teachers. This is a way to break the unions and to create divisiveness in the schools, in place of collaboration. If you live in Indiana, get active to stop this bad idea. The link shows you how to take action.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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