From Don Moynihan:
“Why is it hard to recruit new public school teachers?” pic.twitter.com/pDFmvnYBIb— Don Moynihan (@donmoyn) August 23, 2022
Do you think Fox News has had anything to do with this? You need to watch this video compilation:
I compiled this thread into a video so you can hear how cruel Fox News is to . . .
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We’re losing our best teachers
Kentucky Teacher of the Year leaves job thanks to anti-gay harassment and abuse https://t.co/OvMK3A45s4— Beatrice Lacy (@BeatriceLacy) July 7, 2022
MN teacher of the year joins KY teacher of the year in leaving the classroom. For different reasons, . . .
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Ogden's political reporter explains the Republican governor's loss in Kentucky
Steven Allen Adams discusses the Kentucky governor race in today's Wheeling papers:
First of all, let’s pop some balloons and rain on some parades. A few narratives are out there on why this happened. The first one was that teachers played a role in ousting Bevin.
Bevin ran afoul of teacher unions during his first term. . . .
Covering the effort to pass an omnibus education bill: a look at how four different West Virginia news sources headlined the same event
Yesterday, the West Virginia Senate met and considered an education bill that Republicans labeled the "Student Success Act." However, the headlines used by various WV news sources differed dramatically in their emphasis. Here is how various media headlined yesterday's attempt by Senate Republicans to pass a comprehensive . . .
Mike Myer blames unions (surprise, surprise) for the rejection of the Republican omnibus education bill
Editor Mike Myer begins today’s column, “No Incentive to Compromise,” by looking first at national politics. He writes:
Clearly, compromise is dead in Washington, D.C.
I assume Myer is referring to the recent government shutdown which was originally precipitated by the president’s rejection of a compromise between . . .
Nothing on yesterday’s important school personnel vote but today’s front page did cover events from last Tuesday
Here was the top story on this morning’s WV MetroNews site:
Education workers give union leaders work action “authorization” in statewide vote
And at the top of the front page of today’s Charleston Gazette-Mail:
'It feels like deja vu'
With the subheadline:
One year after . . .
The Republican legislature's comprehensive education bill would appear to have two purposes: bring vouchers (public money for non-public education) to West Virginia and punish public school teachers for last year’s defiance of the legislature. (Note, those purposes may differ with the governor’s intentions.) Despite Republican rhetoric . . .