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Support the Heroes Act

Urge our U.S. senators to take action in support of this COVID relief bill, which includes funding for preK through college to states, municipalities and students burdened by heavy debt.

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Principles for Reopening

The MTA has issued its principles for school reopening: Reopening and Reimagining Our Public Schools: Directives for the State and Guidelines for Educators and Their Unions.

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Coronavirus Information

We've compiled a list of resources and answers to frequently asked questions about the coronavirus.

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Education Justice is Racial Justice

Rallying for the Schools Our Students Deserve

Hundreds rally in Randolph after the district hands down devastating staff cuts that hit counseling, music, arts and physical education.

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  • “Any elected official who mandates the re-opening of schools without offering a real plan for financing the mandate is simply pushing for catastrophic failure.”

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  • “It feels as though we're kind of walking this line of pushing to make things work rather than necessarily going with what's safe.” — Worcester School Committee member Tracy O’Connell Novick

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  • Educators get the job done. These impressive Everett educators raised $10,000 — that’s a big number! —for the Everett Grace Food Pantry. Pictured are Everett Teachers Assn. leaders and members Randy Boudreau, Tammy Turner, Stacy Poste-Schiavo and Irene Carillo, who runs the food pantry.

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Summer Conference has something for everyone

Check out special events and register for single-session workshops or a series. The MTA Summer Conference has something for everyone — and it’s all free!

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Supreme Court decision furthers Devos's privatization scheme

In states with voucher programs, the high court's ruling could lead to money being siphoned from public schools to private religious institutions.

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DESE guidance falls short

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s guidance for reopening schools raises as many questions as it answers.

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