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MTA represents 110K teachers, faculty, professional staff & ESPs working at public schools, colleges and universities across Massachusetts.

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HEAR THIS: Somerville School committee says paraprofessionals DON’T DESERVE A LIVING WAGGE because they are “NOT FU… https://t.co/i5psjIuqQQ
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2/19
2020
Enjoy the week off, #medfieldps. It’s precious time to refuel! https://t.co/9k0tFgj0Se
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn @NBCNews Emotionally scarring and traumatizing on teachers and staff, too. Instead let's focus our money and energy on #GunReformNow
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnThe nation's two largest teachers' unions want schools to revise or eliminate active shooter drills, asserting that… https://t.co/XhaVllT9IG
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnRoses are red Violets are cool We spend over $20 billion on Valentine’s Day Imagine if that money went to our schools.
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn🧡 #Parkland Aaron Feis Alaina Petty Alex Schachter Alyssa Alhadeff Cara Loughran Carmen Schentrup Chris Hixon Gina… https://t.co/OBXe3VNQ5Q
2/15
2020
Custodians are the real MVPs 🤙 Riche retires today after +25 years serving @NBPublicSchools. He showed me all the s… https://t.co/f9lV1Wb79X
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2/14
2020
Explore significant #education theories, pedagogies, & debates surrounding teaching at this #NEHSummer #k12 Seminar… https://t.co/D9HTeaNAR4
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn#EastBridgewater educators fighting for the schools their students deserve. w/ @EBEAPresidenthttps://t.co/q63DeKpkb5"We want a settled contract and the district certainly wants a contract for its employees, We all want the same thi… https://t.co/oFyUJse6IF
2/13
2020
Thank you, @wgbhnews, for promoting @massteacher’s call to end Active Shooter Drills in schools. Certainly train te… https://t.co/tPC4SG9x0M
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn“There’s very little data that shows that these drills are effective. There is data that shows that they cause trau… https://t.co/EezRTqlCOMWho won't back down? Leicester paraprofessionals! They spent the last year in a struggle for a new contract. Today… https://t.co/WdYaDqW4gD
2/12
2020
We’re joining with @AFTunion and @NEAToday to make it clear: Unannounced active shooter drills have no place in our… https://t.co/fzN6tVOMzZ
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn“The teachers from Whelan were given unjust and overblown discipline. We’re all fighting for them to have these unw… https://t.co/73meCtL6lu
2/11
2020
El censo es seguro. La información del censo se utiliza solo con fines estadísticos, para entender mejor a nuestra… https://t.co/9Pax2BXFwJ
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnOrange is one of the most chronically underfunded districts, and they’re little, so their voice isn’t very loud.… https://t.co/Li8hRVhaY8
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnLearn with us! The MTA is offering free professional development programs that give our members an opportunity to e… https://t.co/VDOodXhxLDRevere Education Justice Alliance celebrated the passage of the Student Opportunity Act and the victory of… https://t.co/ZmCdWH202I
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnA #MondayMotivation to remember. https://t.co/bMzngC6Jx7
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2/10
2020
Speak out for the public colleges and universities our students deserve at Public Higher Education Advocacy Day on… https://t.co/49xh6OofpLMore Free PD! @massteacher Professional Learning and Networking (PLAN) Conference is live! You want a bunch of amaz… https://t.co/GOCibNvLNr
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn🚨BREAKING🚨 The House of Representatives just passed the #PROAct. #1u https://t.co/1ephrlfR7i
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnJust back from a huge day advocating for World Languages in Washington with #LAD20 and a combo @MaFLAonline &… https://t.co/bfycMSxWNg
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2/7
2020
Massachusetts forfeits $450M/year in tax revenue to offshore tax avoidance by multinational corps. Read @MassBudgethttps://t.co/bX3igDcGRvEducators have such creativity that is used in all types of occasions. Check out a few of the #ETFOstrike signs fro… https://t.co/5F7drbsT0s
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2/6
2020
Do school vouchers help students "trapped in failing government schools"? A look at the research https://t.co/O7F5V0LQ4B
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn“What you have done today will provide dignity for young people." Thank you Merrie Najimy of @massteacher for kicki… https://t.co/owpnM0v7OY
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn1️⃣ Take the pledge to #FireDeVos. She is the least qualified Secretary of Education in history and her agenda co… https://t.co/XDIulEOvA8
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnDon’t be fooled by fancy words and euphemisms. In the #SOTU, the President just called for a nat'l voucher program… https://t.co/Hg1pYwvGtT
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn @SeanGarballeyMA: #FundOurFutureMA is "coming together to demand that we revitalize the heartbeat of our commonwea… https://t.co/5L35wMqZ7C“We need debt relief for those who go into public service — especially those who go into public education and work… https://t.co/WWXcNTuzdvMerrie Najimy of @massteacher - "what you have done today will provide dignity for young people." @LiftOurKidsMA @MassLawReform #mapoli
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2/5
2020
We need debt relief for #maedu college and U. graduates who go to work in public schools. Pittsfield T Tyler Ramsay… https://t.co/D2RYTtrJOAIzabel Depina, student at @UMassBoston and parent has $60K in college debt. She has real concerns for the future of… https://t.co/pJC3nSjgwGEveryone I know is working three jobs to stay in school. It’s not making us stronger — it’s just hard. — Meghan DeV… https://t.co/Ljgz4y4VD3Watch the live stream! Students, faculty, staff, and lawmakers are speaking out in support of funding our public co… https://t.co/6LlZ2qg1PJ
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnStudent ⁦@SalemState⁩ University says college dreams are becoming nightmares because of student loan debt. Students… https://t.co/4dyV3m8IEz
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnLive from the State House! We are outlining our plan to #FundOurFuture and increase state aid for our public colleg… https://t.co/b67gv5F638Advocates of #publicHigherEd will be speaking at press conference in Room 437 at 12:30 today, to push for passage o… https://t.co/Vkaf9M7IkA
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnMTA @Massteacher President Najimy & VP Max Page prepare to speak about #Cherish Act to the ⁦@MassDHE⁩ Board of High… https://t.co/Kq5h4M5HZo
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnPutting forward the #FundOurFuture plan to fund public colleges in the FY2021 state budget today! Students, faculty… https://t.co/AHpA6M3dZX
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn"The average public college graduate from a four-year public university is leaving with about the same average stud… https://t.co/YTA4iscq1a#MTAToday is out! Read about how locals are joining forces to build power — and members are uniting to demand a liv… https://t.co/5IKMXcslae
2/4
2020
Good Resource: 24 Children's Books To Read To Your Kids In Honor Of Black History Month | HuffPost Life https://t.co/YeXdTLEZ67
2/3
2020
Good Resource! 25 Books That Teach Kids To Care About The Environment | HuffPost Life - https://t.co/JEo52yg5r0 #edchatmaToday's date is a rare 8-digit palindrome -- 02/02/2020 -- the only one this century. The last one: 11/11/1111 . .… https://t.co/06n4iKzkXh
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnKids come into my classroom carrying more than just books in their backpacks. They’re also carrying stresses from h… https://t.co/jY08HAuaTV
2/2
2020
Great Resource! Paris Museums Put 100,000 Images Online for Unrestricted Public Use https://t.co/i1AO22JYNT“We have gotten away with underfunding our schools for too long.” https://t.co/VaCIpWeqvD
2/1
2020
Overall, US schools have become more racially & ethnically diverse over the past few decades. Did yours? https://t.co/1f4DzrSueF
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnThe Massachusetts Teachers Association seeks a Benefits Specialist to be based in Quincy, MA. Details can be found… https://t.co/QGqrGAo9gb
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn“I repeat, we want a grand and noble womanhood, scattered all over the land.” --Hallie Quinn Brown Learn about Bla… https://t.co/TtO7ZNMyYa
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnUrge your legislators to take action on a bill mandating at least 20 minutes of recess each day for our youngest st… https://t.co/RU2vbF21Ao
1/31
2020
Next week! Join with educators across the country in participating in Black Lives Matter at School, a week of actio… https://t.co/VdMMnxi945UNION RISING! Standing out and walking in for our #paraeducators this morning! They deserve a #livingwage ($25,000… https://t.co/INBlD97J7W
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnAlthough there are only a handful of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the U.S., some schools have had to grapp… https://t.co/gmKGTA2Pel
1/30
2020
“Mrs. McCrillis never fails to make me feel better about myself and the situation that might be going on. I am very… https://t.co/OpKpM8lVFxNext week! Join with educators across the country in participating in Black Lives Matter at School, a week of actio… https://t.co/hyx4awVS8OUrge your legislators to take action on a bill mandating at least 20 minutes of recess each day for our youngest st… https://t.co/MTRQtBVtWwYou are invited to the MEA’s Parent Forum on February 5th https://t.co/mSxU3O6ESv
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1/29
2020
I know it seems like a long time from now but @MassCUE is bringing #googlepalooza back to WMass on Aug 5th. Get it… https://t.co/LOTI7ji5ME
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn“A test is the wrong way to measure the quality of an educator’s work and their competency to become a successful t… https://t.co/dvhwqfBvNH"We are giving state leaders the chance to fix the racial, economic, and geographic disparities that have harmed st… https://t.co/Sy9PmhMjhDAs educators we know firsthand how families benefit from programs such as Medicaid, SNAP, and housing assistance. W… https://t.co/px28arn1GV
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn75 Years After Auschwitz Liberation, Survivors Urge World To Remember https://t.co/NBBCShxWAV
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1/28
2020
Solidarity! @VEA4Kids members are rallying today in their state capitol for the public schools our students deserve… https://t.co/3EP2nCSdv5#MondayMotivation https://t.co/VNrWxD0xcqDenise DaPonte Mussotte, a Fall River mother whose children were plaintiffs in the case, said the funding called fo… https://t.co/kradDtwBEJ
1/27
2020
“Mario’s portraits capture beautifully the character and contributions of valued members of our campus community an… https://t.co/dqSzUKMk7zAnyone else seeing this, #MAEdu? https://t.co/JqmVcg9E2n
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1/26
2020
School resource dogs coming to Mass. schools – Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News https://t.co/iFlFCMUZva#Haverhill Schools Look for Input on Spending Extra $6.9 Million in State Education Money | WHAV… https://t.co/h7Ijl6QAAP#Lowell parent Monica Lundberg joined the #FundOurFutureMA fight because she believes in public schools.… https://t.co/hBwDQVV7ci
1/25
2020
"It's through love and not hate that we protect our Commonwealth, and the #SafeCommunitiesAct does that." Merrie Na… https://t.co/lGv5zmKF4N
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnJust as the 20-year struggle to revamp the K-12 formula bears fruit, Beacon Hill battle lines are shifting to highe… https://t.co/MfRSID8mtGIt’s was great to come together with world class equity advocates tonight @UMassBoston to discuss investing in… https://t.co/fv28KkiFRt
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1/24
2020
With new preK-12 funding, a growing number of students will be graduating finally having a well-funded education. B… https://t.co/jFLH4R80YS
1/23
2020
Case regarding the legality of school vouchers heard this morning by @SCOTUS : For champions of school privatizatio… https://t.co/p95xlHhJsgIn 1973, the Supreme Court held that the right to privacy is protected by the Constitution, a decision that marked… https://t.co/WemxVbpTRW
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnYou’re invited to a community bill signing of the Student Opportunity Act & community meeting with @SenJasonLewis &… https://t.co/rCxAPL2H1m
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnStatement on Governor Baker’s Budget Proposal. We are hopeful about the commitment to fund the Student Opportunity… https://t.co/V4UOq39DGO
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1/22
2020
Did you know that NEA and state affiliates rely on dues from hard working teachers who earn an average of $60,000 a… https://t.co/M1GI5Fcarz
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnWhether our activism happens in the classroom or in the neighborhood, in the state capitol or at the U.S. Congres… https://t.co/torZz5Y7j1
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." #redfored #MLK2020https://t.co/1jaaNWXBIV
1/21
2020
Don’t forget why we are off today. #medfieldps https://t.co/oHT7dkLVCl
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus characte… https://t.co/tAUn8IylXM
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnH/t to @massaflcio https://t.co/lbDwQuhwaK
1/20
2020
Big Push to Unionize Video Game Workers Game staffers have long noted arduous work weeks (some topping 100 hours)… https://t.co/lz97r93VkH
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1/17
2020
Happy Red for Ed Wednesday from BLOCKS @ Juniper Hill! #massteachers #redfored https://t.co/YtNuwGIRnB
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1/16
2020
Thousands of large corporations doing business in Massachusetts pay only $456 per year in state corporate taxes. Th… https://t.co/C8ByvaYe2WDon't forget #SOA Student Opportunity Act 1/28/20 5-7pm @frps_Kuss community room ummmmmm We have #food too (a… https://t.co/bbpbaJ3Llj
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1/15
2020
Corporations move goods on our public-funded roads + bridges, bring their employees to work on our public transport… https://t.co/7JtUUdTrmC
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnMax Page of the Mass Teachers Association backs #RentControl, citing state study that found 13% of community colleg… https://t.co/pHqmRraSLG
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnSo proud to stand out for our #paraeducators last night! They are fighting for a #faircontract and asking for $25,0… https://t.co/tm3PEqIjAX
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn#unionssupprtingunions THANK YOU to the unions who showed up in solidarity last night. @BTU66 @massteacherhttps://t.co/PjuzGuLfTW
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn“I came here with a desire to create schools our children deserve,” eighth-grade math teacher Judith Mandela said.… https://t.co/W1HRJwtAZ7BTU members stand in solidarity with Somerville paras fighting for a living wage! 20K is not okay...we deserve a hi… https://t.co/PgYYYLNUO5
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnLeaders gonna lead! And we lead our #teachersunion right to to door of the #somerville city hall to confront the sc… https://t.co/44e2qy1Coy
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnGood news from #SCOTUS! The country's highest court rejected a request — made by anti-union forces — to hear an app… https://t.co/3VBqNznuZO
1/14
2020

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