2015 to 2016: No Rest for…

…Education Advocates, However Weary

2015 saw passage of the federal ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act, “No Child Left Behind”), so 2016 will be the year of state-level work for educational equity as the new ESSA (“Every Student Succeeds”) legislation is implemented. Be sure to review the Education Town Hall BUS ride of 2015 (December 17, 2015). Our BUS drivers — BadAss Teachers, United Opt Out, and Save Our Schools — share an outline of the work ahead and a state-level tool kit.

We are exploring new podcast/archive options for easier following of radio broadcasts in 2016 and beyond.

Education Town Hall: 2015

Year-in-review statistics tell us that our most popular posts in 2015 included these:

Popular posts this year also covered topics such as

Do these reflect the type of story YOU most want to hear and read in 2016?

If so, please help us continue this work. Fresh reports, in-depth analysis, and hard-to-find information require resources. Please support us in this work, if you can (see below).

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