On January 23rd, Dignity in Schools Campaign members from across the country convened in Los Angeles to discuss our campaign vision and goals at our Strategic Planning and Coordinating Committee Retreat.
Today, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing, Fixing No Child Left Behind: Supporting Teachers and School Leaders, which can be accessed here, that focused on teachers and school leadership. The federal government plays an important role in providing federal support to states to support the development, recruitment, and retention of qualified teaching professionals for all students.
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter" - Martin Luther King Jr. The lack of indictments of the police officers that murdered 18-year old Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in New York City ignited a racial justice movement that was already building momentum.