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AAE Signs On as Friend of the Court in Landmark Supreme Court Case
posted by: Alana | March 31, 2015, 12:59 PM   


Earlier this month, AAE joined an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in support of the petition for certiorari in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association as part of a continuing effort to give individual teachers a professional voice outside the union.


This case is set to challenge the compulsory union dues laws in California and across the nation.


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Earn Professional Development Credit Abroad at Discounted Rates!
posted by: Alana | March 27, 2015, 12:42 PM   


Have you ever wanted to trek in the Andes amidst ancient ruins or experience rural indigenous culture in Cuzco? Have you ever dared to stare down Terracotta Warriors or commune with giant pandas in China?  Maybe you've always dreamed of following in the footsteps of Mayan warriors to lost cities cloaked in jungle mists or exploring the rainforests, rushing rivers, pristine beaches and towering volcanoes of Costa Rica.


If these adventures sound like farfetched ambitions...think again. Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO) can make them happen.


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Reform Matters: March 26th, 2015
posted by: Alix | March 26, 2015, 12:13 PM   
Bill Passes AR House Allowing Teachers to Exit Union at Any Time
What Did We Learn from This Year's SxSWEdu Conference?
Just Released: Urban Charters are Working

School Choice "Opportunity Calculator"


AAE Blog Roll: Don't forget to bookmark the AAE blog and the AAE Charters blog for original posts on trends in education reform and professional development.

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What Did We Learn from This Year’s SxSWEdu Conference?
posted by: Melissa | March 24, 2015, 01:53 PM   


March saw the return of South by Southwest (SxSW), the yearly conference that has people from all over the globe travelling to Austin, Texas to listen to the best new music, experience the best new tech, and learn about the trends facing our society.  SxSW has a sub-conference that deals exclusively with the issue of education.  Since SxSW has a reputation for spotting trends before the rest of the country, it’s worth looking at what was discussed at this year’s conference.


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Bill Passes AR House Allowing Teachers to Exit Union at Any Time
posted by: Alana | March 20, 2015, 02:19 PM   


Did you know...?


The Arkansas Education Association dictates that teachers may only resign membership during a small, unadvertised window in the fall. If a teacher misses this deadline, s/he is forced to pay membership dues for the entire school year.


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