Morning Bell: The politics of the teacher walkout

  • Morning Bell: The politics of the teacher walkout

Morning Bell: The politics of the teacher walkout

His message for lawmakers, parents and concerned voters?

"We are calling Monday, April 16th a day of action", Kerrie Dallman, president of the Colorado Education Association (CEA), told KDVR in Denver. She has been with Little Red for two years.

In an attempt towards realising this dream, Chrysalis raised a pre-series "A" funding round from Indian education sector focused investor Gray Matters Capital earlier this year.

. But to Steinberg, who has owned a gun and enjoyed going to a shooting range from time to time, the idea of arming teachers is ludicrous. That conversation was renewed with a vengeance amid the ashes of the Step Up Oklahoma plan, which failed February 12.

These teachers and all whose classes showed growth in the top 25 percent in the state, in the school district, or both received bonuses.

Edmond Public Schools joined school districts across the state as they resumed classes Friday.

On last week's episode of Political State, we discussed the politics of the teacher strike and what to expect this election season. "We're saying if that active killer is actively coming into that room and they kick the door in, stop that threat", Mallory said. "They also thought the goals kept changing - that OEA leadership was presenting some public perception problems".

"I feel like everybody looks at Republicans as not pro-education", said Sherrie Conley, a Republican candidate in House District 20, who is also a teacher.

The immigrant advocacy group Services, Immigrant Rights, and Education Network (SIREN) in San Jose has been fielding more concerns about immigration raids than in the past. We know that they need outlets and interventions and you can only do so much as a classroom teacher, and you can only do so much as an administration. "One of the big takeaways that we learned from this is it is so important to have a clear-cut ask".

"My message is we shouldn't fund tax cuts for the wealthy with the retirement of working people", said Laura Codt, who teaches first, second and third grades in Longmont at St. Vrain Community Montessori School.

Teachers across Colorado plan to walk out of school Monday to call attention to teacher pay and other issues that they say need to be addressed.

Evans said they are the next generation to vote and that the decisions legislators make will "mean something to us".