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Daily American Staff WriterAccording to North Star teachers union officials, a one-year pay freeze is the only obstacle remaining between the school district and its educators in contract negotiations. The teachers’ negotiating committee met with administrators for two hours...
Tags: Teachers, Teaching and Learning, Schools, Politics, Elections
As Anne Arundel school board members discussed efforts to address the achievement gap in the system on Wednesday, they called upon county citizens to not only get involved but to understand that the arduous task needs to be properly funded. The board's...
Tribune reporterChicago Public Schools today launched its plan to extend students’ time in the classroom by 90 minutes each and by two weeks each year and set up an advisory committee to figure out how it’ll be done. However, Chicago Teachers Union President...
Tribune reportersChicago Public Schools' governing board today unanimously approved a tax increase to support a $5.9 billion budget for next year amid growing concerns about the district's long-term financial health and an escalating public battle with the teachers...
Tribune reporterA parent-advocacy group whose members have criticized Chicago Public Schools’ efforts to offer financial incentives for a lengthened school day found that most respondents to its online survey support a longer day. Raise Your Hand leaders said 68...
Tribune reportersThe Chicago Teachers Union has rejected Chicago Public Schools officials' offer of a 2 percent raise for elementary school teachers in exchange for a longer school day starting in January. “Yes, we fully support a better, smarter school day for our...
Q13 FOX News reporterTacoma public school students are supposed to head back to class September 1, but no one is sure if that will happen. The district is negotiating the teachers' contract with the teachers' union, but negotiations are not going well. Both parties are...
Tags: Back to School, Schools, Politics, Unions, Contracts
Q13 FOX News reporterA half hour before the Tacoma School Board meeting began, hundreds of teachers and their supporters gathered to show their support. Their goal: to get an agreement reached and for the school year to begin on schedule. The meeting began at around 5:45 p....
Q13 FOX News reporterThe teacher's union and the Bellingham School District have agreed on a contract, September 2. School will start on schedule. Bellingham Superintendent Greg Baker announced the tenative deal. Baker said the agreement needs to be ratified by both the...
Gordon Alexandre has never shied away from confrontation. As a student at UCLA during the 1960s and ’70s, he rocked an enormous afro while serving as a vocal grass-roots organizer. Later, as a history professor at Glendale Community College, he...
Tribune reportersThe Chicago City Council overwhelmingly approved a resolution today in support of a longer school day for public school children -- the same day a fourth school in the city voted to add 90 minutes to its day. “With this resolution the city of...
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