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Why Some Unions Are Losing Members
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Nov 21, 9:10 AM: Some public-workers unions are experiencing steep losses of members and fees, dips largely triggered by a 2018 Supreme Court ruling that gave members an out.
‘No ideal solution’ to make up days lost to Chicago teachers strike as Board of Ed appro
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Nov 21, 6:47 AM: Chicago Public Schools and union leaders alike praised the new teachers contract as “transformative” and called public schools “the wisest possible investment” Wednesday before getting down to the business of paying and planning >
Thousands of teachers pack Indiana Statehouse for protest
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Nov 20, 7:11 AM: Several thousand teachers wearing red surrounded the Indiana Statehouse on Tuesday to call for better pay and more respect from the Republican-dominated state government in a protest that closed more than half of the state’s school >
Here’s how many people rallied at the Indiana Statehouse for Red for Ed Action Day
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Nov 20, 6:58 AM: More than half of the school districts in the state closed their doors Tuesday for Red for Ed, with some converting the day into either an e-learning day or an employee workday. And teachers attended from all ends of the state, >
Indiana Teachers to Pack Statehouse to Demand Higher Pay; Many Classes Canceled
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Nov 19, 8:42 AM: Thousands of teachers in Indiana are planning to pack the state Capitol on Tuesday to voice their frustration over low salaries and evaluation policies, forcing half the state's school districts to cancel classes for the >
COLUMN: Teachers unions win big in recent school board elections
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Nov 19, 8:24 AM: The prospects of meaningful public school reform improving the quality of education in the greater Denver area took a real beating in the recent election.
Chicago Teachers Union ratifies new contract, avoiding another walkout after 11-day strike
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Nov 18, 8:50 AM: The Chicago Teachers Union has voted to ratify its tentative contract agreement with Chicago Public Schools, averting the prospect that the city’s longest teachers strike in decades could resume.
Thousands expected for Red for Ed Action Day at the Statehouse. Here’s why they’re marching.
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Nov 18, 8:47 AM: Half of Indiana’s public school students will be out of classrooms Tuesday while thousands of teachers from across the state rally at the Statehouse to demand better pay.
Editorial: Teachers’ rally plans disruptive, necessary
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Nov 18, 6:30 AM: Tuesday is not the best day for any teacher to travel to the Statehouse for a protest rally and march. It's a school day, which means some teachers must use a personal day and miss out on a mid-semester instructional day. More than >
Opinion: Teachers Unions Have the Cure for What Ails America’s Schools
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Nov 15, 9:41 AM: Teachers have come under considerable scrutiny in recent decades, and everybody claims to have the silver-bullet reform that will fix education. No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top, Common Core, charter schools, raising the >
Why some Indiana school districts aren’t closing for Red for Ed Action Day
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Nov 15, 9:20 AM: While more than 100 school districts are closing their buildings on Tuesday for Red for Ed Action Day, roughly 170 more districts across the state will stay open.
To pay for new union contracts, Lightfoot, CPS relying on duct tape — and risky assumptions ab
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Nov 15, 9:18 AM: Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools leaders have come up with enough cash to pay for the first year of new union contracts, relying on a couple of one-time windfalls to patch up the spending plan.
New education report paints dire picture of Colorado public schools
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Nov 15, 8:40 AM: A new report by the Colorado Education Association paints a dire picture of education funding in the state of Colorado. “This is the first time we have released a state of education report,” Amie Baca-Oehlert, president of the CEA, >
Little Rock teacher strike: Lots of sound, but signifying what?
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Nov 15, 6:44 AM: Perhaps a third of the teachers in the Little Rock School District didn’t work today and nearly 60 percent of the students didn’t attend classes following the announcement of a strike by the Little Rock Education >
Here’s what CPS teachers will make under the new contract
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Nov 14, 8:27 AM: The Chicago Teachers Union says two upcoming votes — the first by its members and the second by the Board of Education — will provide the dual benefit of helping Chicago Public Schools attract and retain seasoned teachers by giving >
More than 100 Indiana school districts are closing for Red for Ed Action Day
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Nov 14, 8:21 AM: More than 100 school districts will be closed Tuesday as teachers and public education supporters are expected to flood the Indiana Statehouse on the day lawmakers return to ceremonially begin the 2020 legislative session.
LRSD teachers, staffers on strike; schools open
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Nov 14, 7:16 AM: Little Rock School District teachers and support staff members, including nearly 1,800 Little Rock Education Association employee union members, will be on strike and on picket lines today -- a day in which schools in the state's >
LRSD superintendent says no decision yet on whether striking teachers will be disciplined or termina
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Nov 12, 8:51 AM: Little Rock School District Superintendent Mike Poore said that the district has not decided how or if it will discipline teachers who strike on Thursday. The Little Rock Education Association earlier today called for a one-day >
Education Unions Report Sharp Declines in Membership, Revenue
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Nov 12, 8:45 AM: Teachers' unions are experiencing sharp declines in membership and revenue in former union strongholds Oregon and Washington, according to new annual reports.
NCAE calls on teachers to picket before or after school Wednesday for more education funding
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Nov 12, 7:28 AM: The North Carolina Association of Educators is calling on teachers, parents and community members to picket before or after school on Wednesday to push for more education funding, including teacher raises.

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