WEA News

Educational Discounts: Don’t Miss These Top Offers for Educators

Looking for great deals and price reductions for educators? We’ve scoured the stores and done the searching for you! Below, find a great selection...   Read More

Ratification of the 2016-2017 Contract

      WEA is in the process of an electronic ratification of the tentative agreement. The window for voting closes on June 7...   Read More

Snapshot of the Teaching Profession: What’s Changed Over a Decade?

There’s no doubt that the past decade or so has been hugely challenging for educators and for the public schools where they teach.  From...   Read More

White House Honors Education Support Professional “Champions”

In recognition of the extraordinary things they do for students every day in our nation’s schools, the White House honored and celebrated on Wednesday...   Read More

With ‘Blame and Shame’ Accountability Behind Us, What Will Take Its Place?

One of the most important and welcomed provisions of the Every Student Succeed Act (ESSA) is the removal of so-called Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)...   Read More

Colorado Independent Examines Charter School Waivers

The Colorado Independent examines how charter schools are using a lax waiver system to take a pass on many rules that apply to all...   Read More

CDE celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week: May 2-6, 2016!

About Teacher Appreciation Week Colorado Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6 during National Teacher Appreciation Week! CDE invites you to participate and give thanks...   Read More

Chipotle Celebrates Educational Staff on Teacher Appreciation Day

Chipotle Gives Extra Credit to Educators with Special BOGO Promotion to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day Click for more details

Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson presents at the TED Conference, “If there was a moment when our crisis in education hit critical mass it may well...   Read More

Dismantling the Myth of the “Average” Student

The longstanding practice of drawing conclusions about individuals using statistical averages is flawed and damaging, especially in education. There is no such thing as...   Read More