Traditional responsibilities of negotiating contracts and handling member concerns are common roles for a teacher’s education association. In reality, our responsibility includes much more, including providing the best education possible for our students. Accomplishing this involves working with the entire community to create programs that meet the needs of students while ensuring that our members have the training, support and resources to educate today’s children. Therefore, we describe our mission as one of educating and advocating on behalf of the students and staff of Mount Laurel.
- Tell Congress to roll back high-stakes testingIt’s been 13 years since the failed No Child Left Behind Act kick-started the nation’s standardized test obsession. It’s time for a new way. Educators, parents, and students across New Jersey have demanded that state leaders roll back unfair standardized testing that narrows the curriculum and diverts time and resources Continue reading at NJEA... […]