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Review & Outlook : Joe Biden Bows to the Teachers Unions
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Jul 6, 7:52 AM: Teachers first. Put it on a bumper sticker, Mr. Biden, and hope people don’t notice the corollary is that students, and especially poor and minority students, come second.
Some teachers unions, districts at odds over live distance learning instruction
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Jul 6, 5:20 AM: In negotiations with school districts around the state, the California Teachers Association has argued, with some success, that school districts lack the authority to force teachers to do live online instruction or to record >
Columbus Teachers Union Still Negotiating Over District’s Reopening Plan
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Jul 2, 8:10 AM: Tuesday night, Columbus City Schools recommended a fall reopening plan that would balance in-person classes with remote learning for grades K-8, but high school students completely out of the classroom for at least the first half >
D.C. school system and teachers clash ahead of school reopening
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Jul 2, 8:07 AM: The Washington Teachers’ Union is telling its members to ignore a school system letter asking teachers to select whether they plan to teach in person in the fall or stay home.
D.C. school system and teachers clash ahead of school reopening
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Jul 2, 6:37 AM: The Washington Teachers’ Union is telling its members to ignore a school system letter asking teachers to select whether they plan to teach in person in the fall or stay home. The letter, and the union’s response, represent the >
Opinion: Will Unions Let Schools Reopen?
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Jun 30, 8:18 AM: Teachers unions know how to play hardball. Last year saw teachers strike across the country, from Los Angeles and Oakland, Calif., to Denver and West Virginia. This year, amid the coronavirus pandemic, leaders of the National >
Texas Teachers Union May Strike Over COVID-19 Precautions
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Jun 30, 7:15 AM: The president of the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers says that going on strike is an option if teachers are forced back into the classroom this fall without proper precautions for COVID-19.
Editorial: The Massachusetts Teachers Association tries to exploit a crisis
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Jun 29, 8:46 AM: The union has issued a long list of directives it says should be preconditions if teachers are to return to school in the fall, including getting rid of the MCAS for good.
Unions Fend Off Membership Exodus in 2 Years Since Janus Ruling
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Jun 26, 8:05 AM: Public-sector unions were largely able to stave off a membership exodus in the two years since the U.S. Supreme Court barred them from collecting mandatory fees, according to a Bloomberg Law analysis of federal disclosures.
UFT members file improper practice charge against union
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Jun 26, 7:21 AM: Members argued that keeping New York City public schools open during the novel coronavirus pandemic and requiring staff in the buildings until March 9, endangered the lives of thousands of employees. Over 70 DOE staff died as a >
CTU Fights Staff Cuts At Some Charter Schools
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Jun 24, 8:14 AM: The Chicago Teachers Union is fighting against staffing cuts at some charter schools.
AFT launches $1M ad blitz in Pa., 2020 battleground states calling on Senate to pass HEROES Act
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Jun 23, 8:17 AM: The American Federation of Teachers has launched a $1 million ad campaign, urging the U.S. Senate to pass the HEROES Act, or the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, which would provide an additional $3 >
D.C. teachers express concerns about possibility of in-person learning in the fall
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Jun 23, 8:03 AM: In a new report, the Washington Teachers’ Union is releasing its findings from a new survey looking ahead at how schools can safely reopen for in-person learning.
Opinion: How the Union Stopped Innovation at My School
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Jun 23, 6:08 AM: Innovative charter schools get in the way of unions, the special interests that benefit most from traditional public schools. Loss of students and teachers in traditional public schools equals loss of revenue for the unions’ >
Opinion: Defund the Police? How About Defund Teachers Unions.
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Jun 22, 8:45 AM: More recently, a new flashpoint emerged: calls for “defunding” the police. Although there is significant disagreement on what that means, a consensus is emerging that police unions protect bad officers from accountability. That >
Union Preserves Teacher Raises As Denver Public Schools Tries To Salvage Its ‘Unprecedented Bu
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Jun 22, 7:40 AM: Denver’s teachers’ union has successfully fought back attempts to freeze pay raises it won after a historic 3-day strike last February, even as Colorado’s largest school district faces an unprecedented budget >
Editorial: State teacher’s union leader is tone deaf to fiscal challenges
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Jun 22, 7:32 AM: Mark Jewell, president of the North Carolina teacher’s union, NCAE, proved his disconnect from reality and his lack of concern for the state and its citizens this week as he criticized legislative action providing a $350 teacher >
Union to California’s teachers: Brace for cuts steeper than the Great Recession
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Jun 22, 7:27 AM: In a signal that California public education leaders are bracing for the possibility of drastic funding cuts, the state’s teachers association is counseling local unions how to forestall the worst in their districts.
Teacher associations in Texas say ‘hell no’ to education official’s plans to reope
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Jun 19, 6:45 AM: The Texas American Federation of Teachers and The Texas State Teachers Association are cautioning against Education Commissioner Mike Morath’s return-to-campus plan, saying the safety of students and staff should take >
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts ‘Clearly Racist’ Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her
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Jun 19, 6:44 AM: Mayor Lori Lightfoot lashed out at the Chicago Teachers Union on Thursday, a day after the union posted a meme on Twitter, showing her as a cartoon Scooby-Doo villain dressed up as a white police officer, calling the image “clearly >

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