Fed up with stagnant salaries, teachers have gone on strike all across the country over the past few years. Meanwhile, education spending is hitting all-time highs — but, by and large, the money isn’t going to teacher salaries.
The 74 Million -- [T]his week, I want discussions about ESSA from our nation’s governors and ideas for progress on guns. But I want to hear about the broader crises affecting too many of our nation’s young people as well.
The 74 Million -- Thoughtfully creating coherent systems of support that enable all students to graduate from high school prepared to enter college or the workforce requires a wholesale rethinking of the ways in which education and social service agencies interact with one another, with the children in their care, and with families and caregivers.