CNN and MSNBC: Lily on the “man-made” school funding crisis in Oklahoma

What’s happening in Oklahoma is real, says NEA President Lily Eskelsen García who rallied with members at the Oklahoma Capitol on April 2, 2018. “It’s the result of a decade of underfunding public schools” while the legislature has provided “zero raises for hard-working educators in 11 years” and has starved education funding so students have More…

Angels Amongst Us

“Take me instead. They’re just babies.”

That was the prayer of those babies’ teacher, Anna Canaday. When the Oklahoma tornado hit Plaza Towers Elementary School Monday, she and her colleague, Jessica Simonds, tried to get the kindergartners to shelter. More…