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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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Covid classroom. My Linux laptop with external screen, Chromebook and phone. My colleagues and students are working… https://t.co/bkj8LUvYVv
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnAcross the country, public higher education is under attack. Students, workers, and communities deserve better.… https://t.co/QAdcMwjDB0
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9/23
2020
Union members continue to fight the austerity narrative driving job losses and budget cuts across the UMass system.… https://t.co/TiL1jeFpNzWATCH: DESE sent a letter to 16 school communities asking why they have not returned to in-person learning despite… https://t.co/0cJnZGTeTs
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn“This is the commissioner using bullying tactics to further the state’s reckless agenda to drive people back into s… https://t.co/22QktxrPmvSerious retweet on this one. https://t.co/8BuqCaqRNu
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9/22
2020
Breaks aren't a deviation from learning. They're *part* of learning. So, don't cram over long, unbroken stretches… https://t.co/DKlG5vPZgy
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnListening to a teacher choke back tears, as she talks on the first day of (virtual) school about how they're going… https://t.co/dZLCau9WqY
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnThis evening, #MAEdu districts that are green or grey and have started remotely received the following letter: https://t.co/91tBabHWjt
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnRest in peace and in power, RBG. https://t.co/u3pSsBf2Rg
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnThread: District and/or schools that have had COVID Cases Since September 1 (these are just the ones that I know of… https://t.co/ye938jSLZK
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9/19
2020
How teachers are bringing lessons from the racial justice uprisings into the classroom https://t.co/SXpE4dZTF3 via… https://t.co/x6ZeYs1VzV
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnThis crew of #firstgradeteachers is ready for remote learning today! @SeekonkPS @AitkenES @massteacher https://t.co/hV01h3W9J6
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9/18
2020
This will help so many educators —and students—who have to choose between paying their student loan payment or putt… https://t.co/VvQ4wsHB9o
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnThe MTA Board of Directors endorses the work of Elders Stand for Fair Elections. Learn more about the campaign to e… https://t.co/QcY5o1NGKfWinchester High School Goes Remote After Student Tests Positive for Coronavirus – NBC Boston https://t.co/daY7g4gDFZ
9/17
2020
“We have been told that the schools are ready and the schools are not ready. You are being gaslit, you are being li… https://t.co/BZWYrRNjYxNEW: Poll released by @RaiseUpMA finds voters overwhelmingly support raising taxes on profitable corporations and t… https://t.co/15y6WefCExMTA All-Member Higher Ed (Virtual) Meeting, Tuesday, 9/15, 4:30 p.m. Join w/ colleagues to discuss our campaign to… https://t.co/PeHi1BpdIx
9/15
2020
NEW: Polling shows MA voters overwhelmingly support raising taxes on profitable corporations and their shareholders… https://t.co/jsusKgdoOj
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn"We have to have a massive response at the first outbreak." — MTA President Merrie Najimy https://t.co/2LnSzIjjHX #maedu #reopeningschools
9/14
2020
Lincoln-Sudbury HS shifting to remote start after student party https://t.co/G2WlDxBkmm“Investing in public higher ed is an antiracist policy choice. Not only do accessible and affordable public campuse… https://t.co/2YhyLZa7iy
9/13
2020
Tension over the reopening of schools is growing, after @HaverhillEd members returning to classrooms Friday said th… https://t.co/Zr1WBZzKuV @PSUMTA co-chairs Brad Turner & Risa Silverman said that the university’s demands are “bizarre and unacceptable, an… https://t.co/QawBcIpTq0I was very moved to see how much pride Earnest Bass takes in his job. My mom was a custodian. My son’s favorite gra… https://t.co/ERjO0wVIsR
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnOne important implication of this finding is that proposals to condition additional federal education dollars on bu… https://t.co/H7dGaI74UP
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnNice piece by ⁦@MagisterBracey⁩ “Our job as teachers is to put the people of color back into our portrayals of Anci… https://t.co/SwYVUmc4zj
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn🚨 The panel is here! 🚨 #EnvisioningEquity Pt I featuring: - @NBPublicSchools Supt. Thomas Anderson - @MASchoolsK12https://t.co/4NvbQs5G81
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnJust posted a photo @ City of Worcester https://t.co/wfPZmuKfXO
9/12
2020
Never forget: Region marks anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks https://t.co/b75GE6QXDg @agreenphotog @fitchburgfiremahttps://t.co/AGdW4d7DMb
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnI was so happy to speak with @annanorthtweets for this @voxdotcom article about the crisis of mental health needs t… https://t.co/6IwEGBFZv1
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnI am very thankful for @massteacher's Teacher Leadership Institute. Have gone from 1 engineering offering to 4 and… https://t.co/eAWTQlvmbe
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9/11
2020
I’m excited to have the support of @massteacher. Teachers have been some of the most influential people in my life… https://t.co/VZWY3cH0Kf
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn @massteacher @AndoverEducator I don’t understand why asking for safe conditions is considered to be a problem; shou… https://t.co/TMzvk26CNe
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnI’m attending @massteacher ’s event 9/15 “Higher Ed All Member Meeting” – sign up now to join me!… https://t.co/XALZhhwdPj
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn @bkhumberd @stephan66744273 @AndoverEducator @MassGovernor @massteacher We know pandemics start with one person; I… https://t.co/KbjSFt70XP
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9/10
2020
It calls for risk-taking over prudent planning, and the health and safety issues remain unresolved. That is reckles… https://t.co/sCaKZBXfA9"The CERB decision aligns with the Baker administration’s attitude of proceeding toward ‘normalcy’ until something tragic happens.Full statement from MTA President Merrie Najimy: “Andover educators only asked for transparency, information, and… https://t.co/xbfb5maB9MThe MTA strongly criticized a decision by the Commonwealth Employment Relations Board declaring a recent work-safet… https://t.co/fbmyIJV1iJWe send our deepest condolences to the family and colleagues of this 3rd grade teacher whose life was lost to COVID… https://t.co/XWOmIMdlX4
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn#BackToSchool2020 #remoteteaching https://t.co/uiywJFLk8M
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnMember of ⁦@McccUnion⁩ ⁦@massteacher⁩ speaks out on need for leadership to #ReInvest in #Community Colleges.… https://t.co/GLK8f6Xhm1
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn“In the end, it is difficult to imagine how Congress could have been clearer,” wrote Judge Dabney Friedrich, who wa… https://t.co/EmdQHWwbOK"You really need to rethink every moment of teaching." — Nicole Melnik, a kindergarten teacher at the Thompson Scho… https://t.co/sC6uBIUFHy
9/9
2020
MNA President Donna Kelly-Williams and board member RN Karen Coughlin were proud to join #UnionStrong allies like… https://t.co/t0R00IPdn3
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9/8
2020
.@massteacher Vice President Max Page speaks about a fair tax system that works for all! https://t.co/4LspmNeehQ https://t.co/8WRbhtKyAN
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assnlabor day is a great day for #mapoli to decide to #InvestInOurRecovery https://t.co/i8o23C8qbr
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnWorkers Rally for a Just Recovery about to kick off! Standing in solidarity with workers from across the state… https://t.co/BMJegQ0Ofl
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnBlack girls in Mass. nearly 4 times more likely to face school discipline than white girls, report finds… https://t.co/ZEdijl9YuG
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnJoin fellow unionists TODAY at the State House! If you can’t make it in person, view the livestream. https://t.co/poQK42blPK“I think the work of becoming an anti-racist institution is a long-term vision. It’s not a one- or two-year or thre… https://t.co/UfHGTICFGV
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9/7
2020
“Both of them were working for the same goal: an eight-hour workday for workers and a holiday to celebrate the labo… https://t.co/T2ZxfjJ04xThis #LaborDay weekend, we are proud to bring you the Tribute to Essential Workers — an online event honoring the w… https://t.co/QzKfqBARCV
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9/6
2020
Please make responsible decisions this #LaborDayWeekend by continuing to #MaskUp and avoid large gatherings. Togeth… https://t.co/1zSN3f6HV8
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnEducation support professionals: Join @NEArESPect and @CapacitarInter1 for a webinar on simple healing skills to su… https://t.co/i1ejbD4XJV
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnQuestions about how to keep students and educators safe and healthy when you go back to school? Answers ⤵️ https://t.co/cRaBDWiMGb
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9/5
2020
“This list, while claiming to measure academic quality, is actually measuring other factors: segregation and inequa… https://t.co/gtdyZnLmNW
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9/4
2020
Today was my first day of my 22nd year as a Massachusetts public educator. My @BridgeStateU grad Ss & I just finish… https://t.co/G1gFmSpNoV
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9/3
2020
Chicopee Education Association members are demanding the school committee address the inequities in their district’… https://t.co/eI7cDGrKbUJust wanted to acknowledge all the teachers out there who are back in the classrooms right now. Can’t be easy. Grateful for you. ✌🏼
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnTo my teacher colleagues starting this most unusual school year: #Mentalhealth is health. Most districts offer an E… https://t.co/uwKq1I6Cpa
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnYes! Last night’s @EdMarkey victory was a big win for public education and our students who had a big voice in this… https://t.co/Q72NKA8gzT
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnExcited that @NEAToday is partnering with @AmerAcadPeds to talk about reopening schools. Come join me!… https://t.co/uqkTECxjXp
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnA big W for @EdMarkey! We are inspired by the many young people who worked on this campaign. #RiseUp! https://t.co/DpUlRCW6F6Union’s billboards depict the plight of home care workers during the pandemic https://t.co/Zfklz02ZPH
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9/2
2020
Coalition cites urgent need to address concerns before in-person learning resumes https://t.co/yGPn6B2l4f
9/1
2020
Greater New Bedford Educators Union members gathered for a solidarity walk-in on their first day back to school as… https://t.co/f3q6NqpxlI @AndoverEducator members setting up outdoor PD. Working safely. Time for district to bargain safety. #MaEdu https://t.co/dsYFjdCDE2
8/31
2020
"This is not only reckless but also completely unnecessary." — MTA President Merrie Najimy and Vice President Max P… https://t.co/VOrTcV3GfoUnKoch Tufts https://t.co/Ldd90xC6xY via @masspoliprofs #mapoli
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnAs Reopening Nears, School Leaders Wish For More Timely Support From State https://t.co/Do79wSuVol via @wburedifyhttps://t.co/YQcOmhvHHo
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnThank you @massteacher for the #mask. We all need to view funding for #education as an #Investment, not an expense.… https://t.co/F2aZBKv63D
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnYes! ⁦⁦⁦@frps_fonseca⁩ ⁦@FRPSsupt⁩ https://t.co/43qNTqAWj5
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnGloucester High School students will spend the first month of the school year at home learning remotely before tran… https://t.co/s1kbI0Kbdu
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnUMass Amherst to furlough 850 workers, permanent layoffs expected amid coronavirus crisis https://t.co/UVcETGvuPmWe Want to Teach! Only When It's Safe! With only four days until North Andover educators are scheduled to start the… https://t.co/wb6cZbxUR1
8/28
2020
Should Mass. educators return to the classroom — even if they are teaching remotely? This was the question MTA Pres… https://t.co/sxcxX10vKmIt's important that students understand historic and present-day voter suppression, as well as the obstacles and op… https://t.co/PYEsyd8bLR
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn#OnlyWhenItsSafe Thank you @massteacher for your advocacy for all of us! https://t.co/J7lTI30iWG
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8/27
2020
Will there be teachers in the classrooms in the #Sharon schools when the first bell rings? https://t.co/gxHRrUulWM #OnlyWhenItsSafe #maedu"We just can’t send students and educators into a petri dish on the premise that it’s going to be safe,”… https://t.co/1vveYwq1sp
Retweeted by Mass Teachers Assn“This summer, thousands of educators improved their technology skills, developed new curriculums, and took part in… https://t.co/fGpVBcm5Fo
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnGood exploration of the issues. @BTU66 @massteacher @Mass_CPS @AFTMass @beth_kontos https://t.co/ihRnjYWxdF
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnIn addition to the public health risk it poses, the reasoning that DESE provides for it's guidance that teachers in… https://t.co/ui85GtAU2y
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8/26
2020
"When I open Zoom to meet my first class later this month, I will be the only teacher on the screen. But in reality… https://t.co/joKtxDzuZxGood resource! Is Your Child’s School Ready to Reopen? #ReopeningSchools https://t.co/T9MJU7fuTO#SpringfieldMA Supt: Remote learning is the “more prudent” measure to protect students & staff during #coronavirushttps://t.co/yYecPOnEWG“I would say what my students need the most would be a holistic attention to social and emotional aspects of their… https://t.co/y7pmcWM159Educators are united in their message: We are essential, not expendable. Read about MTA member activism amid the pa… https://t.co/G6vUGRWn3D
8/25
2020
“I certainly have had my differences with both the MTA and its Boston equivalent, but I’m not sure how excited I’d… https://t.co/mEX1hYkNusMassachusetts teachers union head rips state for remote teaching guidance, calls it 'paternalistic' https://t.co/8QyOdQY946 #OnlyWhenItsSafeSign Belmont 4th grade student petition to allow educators to work remotely. https://t.co/abl59sgdwf
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8/24
2020
We're all in this together — and apart. #maedu https://t.co/0b5Q7G98XkA coalition of 12 educator associations from north Central Massachusetts are calling for a hold on in-person classe… https://t.co/7rqHNe9V4v“I would say what my students need the most would be a holistic attention to social and emotional aspects of their… https://t.co/nSvFTp2BdXFirst teachers were told they’re babysitters and to get back to work. Then districts went remote. Now teachers are… https://t.co/FhGYljTvOv
Retweeted by Mass Teachers AssnState criticized over calls for teachers to work from empty classrooms this fall - The Boston Globe https://t.co/6XiwDXl7ht
8/23
2020

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