Month: September 2019

PARENTS WIN! New Education Funding Bill Adds $$ Plus Major Focus on Accountability, Transparency and Addressing the Achievement Gap

For Immediate Release Massachusetts Parents United Applauds New Education Funding Bill Parent Calls for Increased Focus on Accountability and Transparency  Reflected in the Student Opportunity Act (BOSTON, MA) The Joint Committee on Education today released the Student Opportunity Act, a bill that proposes to enact the full recommendations of the Foundation Budget Review Commission by increasing education funding by $1.5…

Lessons from Teachers: How to Include Families with Limited Formal Education

BY ARLENE SANCHEZ AND ELYSA SEVERINGHAUS (Reposted with permission.) “Me mandaron este reporte sobre mi hijo—está en inglés, pero aún si estuviera en español, son como 30 páginas en blanco.” These are the words of an EdNavigator member who left Guatemala seeking safety and educational opportunity for his children. Jorge is describing a report he and his wife received detailing…