“As educators, we hope this means we are moving in a different direction, but the issues in the Prince George’s County School system go well beyond Dr. Maxwell. There are deep structural problems and an unacceptable lack of accountability that must be addressed. We still need a fully elected school board. We still need adequate funding for our
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The Prince George’s County teachers union endorsed former Democratic congresswoman Donna F. Edwards for county executive on Tuesday, supporting her calls for change in the Washington suburb’s scandal-battered school system. Edwards’s opponents in the June 26 Democratic primary include state’s attorney Angela Alsobrooks and state Sen. C. Anthony Muse. All three major candidates have been critical of
Congratulations! Spring Break has been restored due to the uproar of activism by educators, parents, and students. We must continue to show up, speak up and step up!
FAQ on Spring Break 2018 How did this happen? The Governor of Maryland signed an executive order compressing the calendar which included starting after Labor Day and ending by June 15th. According to state law, students have to be in school 180 days. Due to the number of weather related closings at PGCPS, part
PGCEA members at Perrywood Elementary school gathering and then walking in together in solidarity working to rule walking in together on time and leaving on time! Secret raises and firing members for doing what they are told must stop. It is time to Fix the Fund and Fix the Structure in Prince George’s County. #PGCEAfixthefund #TEAMPGCEA
PGCEA is asking you to support our vote of no confidence in our school system structure. We have all seen the lack of accountability in the school system – including the most recent example of secret raises. We share the frustration of our members. The Board of Directors voted to support a county-wide “Work to Rule”
Right now, our public schools can’t deliver on the promise of success to every student in every community in Maryland. There’s simply not enough funding dedicated to public education. Independent analysts say we now have a $3 billion funding shortage—that means each of our schools is underfunded by an average of more than $2 million every year. No matter
March 8, 2018 Press Conference coverage. ABC 7 “PGCPS teachers demand accountability for unauthorized pay raises” Fox 5 DC “Prince George’s County teachers upset over unauthorized raises in human resources department” NBC 4 “Prince George’s County Teachers Union, School Board Members Protest ‘Unauthorized’ Raises” The Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA) was outraged to
The 2018 PGCEA General Election Results are in. Please click here to view them. Any questions, please contact the NECC at 301.736.2700