“It’s extremely important that our members and community members get involved in school board elections,” Reed said. “Our teachers are on the front lines with students every day. It makes sense if you are going to make decisions about what happens in the classroom, you get input from educators.” ... See moreSee less
Our member Claire Donahue is taking March Madness 🏀 to a whole new level with a book tournament 📚 or a book bracket 📖 if you will!
Here's how it works: each of her 5th graders picked a book they are passionate about for the tournament. For the first round, the students had to write a summary of their book and the class voted on the book that sounded interesting! They will finish the first round by Friday 🤗 What a fun way to engage competitive students in reading!!
The Senate Education Committee passed the 3 percent repeal out of committee so it can be heard on the Senate floor on a 13-0 vote this afternoon, clearing a major hurdle for the legislation. Lawmakers said during the hearing that they’d heard from IEA members about how damaging this has been to the profession. Great work on speaking up! Both SB 1952 and HB 350 can now be heard by the entire state legislature, if they are called to the floor! ... See moreSee less
This story is outrageous. Active shooter drills are traumatizing enough without welts and bruises from plastic pellets. The Indiana State Teachers Association should not have to be working to get language prohibiting teachers from being shot with any sort of ammunition added to a school safety bill, but they are. ... See moreSee less