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Tentative deal reached to end Columbus teachers strike: Here’s what you need to know
August 25, 2022 // Union leadership have said its members plan to meet this weekend and their bargaining team will recommend ratification. Should union members vote to ratify the deal, the strike, which entered its third day Wednesday, would end and in-person classes would resume Monday. The Columbus Board of Education would then vote on the agreement following the union's ratification. Columbus Board of Education's Neighborhood School Development Partnership committee,
Teachers’ union abandons Connecticut children in backroom deal
July 21, 2022 // In a stunning rebuke, the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) is raising the alarm about legislation altered before passage as the result of backroom negotiations between teacher’s union leaders and General Assembly leadership. They state, “Superintendents were blindsided as this piece of legislation was hidden from view. There was no transparency.” Ellington Board of Education, Ellington Superintendent Scott Nicol, Gifted and talented students, dual instruction, behavioral issues, Connecticut’s new law Public Act 22-80, “Concerning Mental and Physical Health Services in Schools”
Opinion: Biden’s political hacks won’t stop charter schools’ growth
May 16, 2022 // Much to the delight of teachers’ union bosses, the Biden administration is quickly becoming history’s most anti-(school) choice political pack, demonstrated most recently in its proposals to make charter schools’ access to federal funding more difficult.
Education, Tech Policy Leaders Ask Congress to Investigate Partnership Between NewsGuard, Teachers’ Union
May 2, 2022 // A group of leaders from 19 education and tech policy institutions sent a letter on Thursday asking members of Congress to investigate a new partnership between the nation’s second largest teachers’ union and NewsGuard, a tool that provides “trust ratings” for news and information websites.
Oakland Unified letter warns union about planned one-day strike
April 27, 2022 // Oakland Unified has warned its teachers union not to walk out of classes for a planned one-day strike this Friday, saying the walkout would have a harmful financial impact on the district and is a violation of the current contract,
TEENS ARE MISSING OUT ON JOBS. AND YOUR STATE COULD BE TO BLAME
April 18, 2022 // Research shows that teenagers who work for even a single year have incomes that are 14% to 16% higher in their 20s, and working for several years multiplies the benefits. Teenage work also leads to decreased drug use and increased graduation rates. And then there are the intangible benefits that accompany work. Keeping a schedule, getting along with co-workers, learning personal strengths and weaknesses – the sooner teenagers learn these skills, the better.
Missed education during Sacramento teacher strike could cost $46 million, district says
April 13, 2022 // The eight-day strike that shut down the Sacramento City Unified School District could end up costing schools more than $46 million unless leaders can strike a deal to make up for the lost learning time, district officials announced Friday.
Teachers Unions Called For Closing Classrooms; Students Now Facing Mental Health Challenges
April 5, 2022 // Chalkbeat Detroit reported March 14 that the Detroit school district has hired additional mental health staffer to deal with a potential mental health crisis among students who were deprived of the classroom experience and personal interactions during the past two years
Sacramento City Unified teachers go on strike after no deal reached
March 24, 2022 // The district declared an impasse in negations with SCTA in December of last year over COVID-related issues. The struggle to reach an agreement started last summer.
PROVISO TEACHERS’ UNION REJECTS TRUCE AS STRIKE KEEPS 4,200 STUDENTS OUT FOR 8 DAYS
March 21, 2022 // The Proviso teachers’ union declared the strike over compensation March 4, canceling classes for the district’s 4,200 students for 8 days so far. The local school board tried to call a time-out to get students back in class, but the union refused.