Celebrating the Earth

The first Earth Day, held on April 22, 1970, helped kick off the modern environmental movement. This Monday there are a wide variety of possibilities for incorporating learning about the Earth and the environment into your day. Below are links to resources that may generate some ideas. If you have additional resources to share, please…

Budget Includes 25% Contribution to Retired Teachers’ Health Insurance Fund

The legislature’s Appropriations Committee today released its budget, which includes a 25% state contribution to the Retired Teachers’ Health Insurance Fund for fiscal years 2014 and 2015. State law requires the state to make a 33.3% contribution to the fund, but the governor and legislature can override this law. The original budget proposal would have…