- Why the Chicago Teachers Union Always Gets What It Wants
- > Jan 18, 9:35 AM: For the fifth time in 10 years, the Chicago Teachers Union shut students out of the classroom this month. Covid mitigation policy was the reported reason for the recent four-day walkout in the nation’s third-largest school system,
- Chicago Teachers Union’s illegal strike is over, but parents sue to stop next one
- Jan 18, 8:08 AM: But a group of CPS parents alleging the “remote work action” called by the CTU members was actually an illegal strike are seeking a court ruling to prevent similar labor actions in the future.
- Montgomery Co. Public Schools teacher’s union votes no confidence; council holding emergency s
- > Jan 14, 9:36 AM: The Montgomery County Education Association, which represents thousands of Montgomery County Public School teachers, announced on Thursday that out of nearly 7,000 members voting in a day, around 94% voted "no confidence" in both
- NH Teachers Union Blasts State Ed Board Rule Limiting Remote Learning
- Jan 14, 7:08 AM: Under the rule changes finalized by the board Thursday, schools can only use remote learning for weather events such as snowstorms, and when parents request the online-learning option.
- Chicago teachers approve deal to end walkout over COVID safety protocols
- Jan 13, 6:21 AM: The vote, which passed with 55.5% approval, came as students returned Wednesday, in some cases returning to schools where dozens of teachers were out.
- Opinion: Don’t confuse good teachers with teachers unions
- > Jan 12, 9:51 AM: I am not ashamed. I want to remain with my students—in-person—nurturing them and helping them grow into the best versions of themselves. There are thousands and thousands of other teachers out there across the country who feel the
- Opinion: Bipartisan anger over Chicago Teachers Union should be channeled into lasting change
- Jan 12, 9:50 AM: The current outrage over the unions holding children and parents hostage shows that everyone — even Democrats — are fed-up with unions robbing children of their education and compromising their future.
- Arizona teacher’s union blasts Ducey’s state-of-the-state address
- > Jan 12, 7:01 AM: Arizona’s largest teacher’s union is blasting Gov. Doug Ducey’s state-of-the-state address Monday. They say he offered no plan or support to keep schools open for in-person learning amid the state’s highest recorded numbers of
- Baton Rouge teacher union demands schools go virtual because of COVID, calls for shutdown
- > Jan 12, 6:38 AM: A teacher union in Baton Rouge is trying to shut down public schools in town Wednesday after the local school district failed to agree to demands to shift immediately to virtual instruction districtwide and return to in-person
- Opinion: Randi Weingarten Still Wants Schools Open
- > Jan 11, 10:20 AM: Chicago, Weingarten insists, is an anomaly. The city “looms very large, as it always does, but it is one district in which there was a teacher-union-called job action,” she said. “There are plenty of places where teachers are
- Editorial: The standoff over school closings in Chicago only hurt the children
- Jan 11, 10:13 AM: At issue were concerns about whether it is safe for students, teachers and staff to return to schools for in-person learning as the highly contagious omicron variant drives record infections.
- Chicago Teachers Union clears way for in-person classes to resume Wednesday in Chicago Public School
- Jan 11, 9:40 AM: A proposal for Chicago Public Schools to resume in-person classes Wednesday has been approved by the Chicago Teachers Union’s House of Delegates following a contentious weeklong standoff.
- Teachers union calls for Rhode Island to shift to remote learning due to COVID increase
- Jan 11, 9:31 AM: The National Education Association Rhode Island has urged districts to shift to distance learning for at least a week, but said it does not contemplate a work stoppage like the one that has shuttered Chicago’s schools.
- Bill creates new Gary schools oversight, guts collective bargaining for teachers
- Jan 11, 9:17 AM: State lawmakers are weighing a bill that continues state control of the distressed Gary Community School Corp. with a state-appointed seven-member board and ends collective bargaining rights for teachers.
- Oakland school officials say teachers should be in classroom following ‘sickout’
- Jan 10, 9:41 AM: Oakland Unified School District said it expects teachers to be back at work Monday after holding a sickout on Friday.
- CPS cancels school Monday as negotiations with CTU continue
- Jan 10, 9:15 AM: Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Teachers Union on Sunday continued to publicly take shots at each other as negotiations continued.
- Save the children, fire the teachers unions
- Jan 7, 9:16 AM: It started in Chicago, where an incredible 91% of union teachers voted to go on strike and refused to do what they get paid to do, which is teach. Then the union walkouts spread to Maryland, New Jersey, and California.
- Opinion: Flexing Their Muscle
- > Jan 7, 9:15 AM: Despite the recent Omicron coronavirus wave, public schools throughout the nation are mostly staying open. But the Chicago Public School system has shut down after the teachers’ union voted to demand virtual-only teaching for the
- Chicago Teachers Union Tells Members to Refuse to Return to In-Person Learning for Extra Pay
- > Jan 7, 9:13 AM: A Chicago Teachers Union organizer sent an email to members on Thursday encouraging them to refuse to return to school buildings for extra pay after the union voted to shift to remote instruction without the district’s
- Chicago Public Schools cancels Friday classes amid ongoing teachers union standoff, record COVID-19
- Jan 7, 7:56 AM: Chicago Public Schools has canceled Friday classes as an ongoing standoff with the teachers union spills into a third day of educational disruption.