The FAMILY Act will be introduced in Congress by Sen. Gillibrand and Rep. DeLauro this Thursday, Dec. 12! The FAMILY Act addresses the single most important reason that people cannot take the time they need when serious family and medical…
As the conversation about the urgency to closing the achievement gap for all children becomes more widely discussed, EdCentral.org provides us with a breakdown on what the Strong Start for America’s Children Act entails and what reoccurring themes are presented — link here. One of the improvements would require states that receive the federal funds to be […]
Advocacy Project- Native American Languages Act (1990)
Please take a moment to view our Advocacy Project on the Native American Languages Act of 1990 and check out what other topics have been covered that directly relate to maintaining of Indigenous la…
Advocacy Project: Native American Languages Act (1990) Please take a moment to view our Advocacy Project on the Native American Languages Act of 1990 and check out what other topics […]
Read and like this facebook page to learn more about the Anti Bullying in the workplace campaign.
Some sources are reporting that there may be a short term budget deal in the works that would roll back some of the sequester cuts! Although the House and Senate were far, far apart on their proposals, it looks like…
Here is the Facebook page that supports the AB 1266 bill: www.facebook.com/AB1266 By liking this page, you will receive information regarding the progress of this bill, and ways to support AB 1266, in an effort to deny certain organization’s attempt to repeal it. Another way to take action and support his bill is by printing this […]
A recent article from EdSource discusses the recent efforts of California schools to become more trauma informed. Our local 0-8 Mental Health Collaborative is referenced and its coordinator, Meg Walkley, is quoted. Read the article here.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/parker-marie-molloy/the-coming-storm-controversial-transgender-stories_b_4023664.html “Discomfort is not a valid reason to allow discrimination…”(The Times editorial board). This line, I feel, defines our progressive era of equality. So much discrimination is centered around the discomfort of others. The right to be treated equal without feeling threatened should be guaranteed to everyone. A lot of organizations are fighting this bill […]
Check out the summary of New America Foundation’s recent roundtable on the use of digital media with young children. It has some excellent guidelines, suggestions for parents and suggestions for future research.