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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,

    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