Invest in Education
Join the thousands supporting Red For Ed and fighting for our state’s public schools, students and educators.
DID YOU KNOW?
voters say public schools in Indiana need more funding.
of voters say public school teachers in Indiana are paid too little.
of educators have seen an increase in workload, with a vast majority working additional hours.
Tell legislators to support bills that ensure full funding for schools. We must ensure that all modes of teaching and learning provided through our public schools qualify for 100% funding for the entire 2020 – 21 school year.
Impacts of COVID-19 on School Year
Educators describe the challenges of teaching in a pandemic. Without the right to bargain working conditions, educators are limited in their ability to advocate for better learning conditions and workplaces.
How’s Your Year?
Member responses to a survey on the impacts of COVID-19 on their school year indicated poor working conditions, high stress levels and health concerns.
SHARE YOUR STORY
Thank you for supporting the Red For Ed movement. Our kids, public schools and educators appreciate your solidarity. We’ll share information here, via email and on social media outlining how you can continue your advocacy.
“Retaining that funding for those students will only help us in the future for rebuilding our state, rebuilding our economy and moving forward in this pandemic.”
Shelby Phelps, High School English Teacher, Evansville Teachers Association
“Teaching in-person and online at the same time is a really big burden. It really is very challenging, especially for those classes and teachers that maybe don’t use a lot of technology in their classroom already.”
Jodi Kallenberg, Middle and High School Orchestra Teacher, Plymouth Education Association
“We’re asking teachers to do things we haven’t done in the past.”
Anthony Dean, Elementary Special Education Teacher, Washington Twp. Education Association
“We’re going to lose a lot of good teachers, because we’re not going to provide them time.”
Jessica Hurley, Sixth Grade Math Teacher, Warrick County Teachers Association
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