Tag: Riley O’Casey

PWEA Education Town Hall Addressed Closing Achievement Gap

PWEA Education Town Hall Addressed Closing Achievement Gap

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia attended an ESSA town hall hosted by the Prince William Education Association (PWEA), discussing ways to close the achievement gap among students

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PWEA Pres. Encourages DeVos to Learn More about Public Education

PWEA Pres. Encourages DeVos to Learn More about Public Education

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William Education Association was both pleased and concerned when U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Ashland Elementary School this week.

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PWEA President Celebrates Its Accomplishments

PWEA President Celebrates Its Accomplishments

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William Education Association’s new president, Riley O’Casey, is excited about the strides the association has already made for educators and students this school year.

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LIVE & LEARN: Early SOL Testing, ‘the Fog Begins’

LIVE & LEARN: Early SOL Testing, ‘the Fog Begins’

| April 10, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

While the break was wonderful, returning from spring break means one thing for educators: we enter the pre-SOL testing phase of the school year.

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LIVE & LEARN: Courage, Easily Spoken of But Difficult to Act Upon

LIVE & LEARN: Courage, Easily Spoken of But Difficult to Act Upon

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | Live & Learn

On this snow day, educator Riley O’Casey muses about what it takes to find the courage to stand up for your convictions.

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LIVE  & LEARN: ‘Union Thugs?’

LIVE & LEARN: ‘Union Thugs?’

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Several years ago, during a Town Hall hosted by my elected official, my colleague and I were called “union trolls.” My professional association, the Prince William Education Association, of which I am currently Vice President, has been called “union thugs.” What an interesting term for a group of people who advocate for the best interests of children.

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LIVE & LEARN: True Accountability?

LIVE & LEARN: True Accountability?

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Recently a Virginia court ruled that students’ test data be published along with with teachers’ names. Is this fair to educators?

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Panel Explores BOCS’s Revenue Sharing Agreement with School Board

Panel Explores BOCS’s Revenue Sharing Agreement with School Board

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Committee of 100 assembled a panel of community leaders to comment on whether or not the Board of County Supervisors should change its revenue sharing agreement (RSA) with the School Board.

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LIVE & LEARN: You Think Kids Are Happy to Be out of School?

LIVE & LEARN: You Think Kids Are Happy to Be out of School?

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments | Education

It’s been two days since the students of PWCS were released for the summer to an unsuspecting world.

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Live & Learn: Education Reform or Listening to Those Who Know Best

Live & Learn: Education Reform or Listening to Those Who Know Best

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments | Live & Learn

Teachers and students know education best, and it’s about time that their input is not only asked but taken seriously.

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