teacher union
Educator sues union, school district for illegally withholding dues, even after she left

(The Daily Signal) – An Ohio teacher’s assistant who helps special needs students is suing her school district and former union because the district withheld union dues from her paycheck… Read More

February 20, 2024
Public Education
NJ teachers union calls for ending basic skills test requirement

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A New Jersey teachers union is pushing to eliminate a basic skills test for teachers, according to a statement issued Wednesday. The New Jersey Education… Read More

November 13, 2023
Teachers’ union suing Nevada over state’s ban on striking

(The Center Square) – Nevada’s largest teachers’ union is taking the state of Nevada and the Clark County School District to court over a ban on strikes. The Clark County Education… Read More

October 12, 2023
Teachers union sues red state over law that prohibits teaching of critical race theory

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The Tennessee Education Association (TEA), along with several teachers, filed a lawsuit against the Tennessee Commissioner of Education and members of the State Board of… Read More

July 27, 2023
Op-ed: How the teachers’ union broke public education

(Tablet) – On May 17, the Oakland, California, teachers’ union ended a two-week strike—the union’s third strike in five years. The district offered a substantial salary increase for teachers before the… Read More

June 20, 2023
Teachers’ union exec defends remote schooling by saying learning loss made everyone ‘equal’

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – An executive board member of a Virginia teachers union defended remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic in an interview with ProPublica, saying that the learning… Read More

June 19, 2023
Largest teachers union backs LGBTQ group that encourages hiding student gender changes

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The nation’s largest teachers union is backing an LGBTQ group that recently came under scrutiny for encouraging educators to keep students’ gender transitions a secret,… Read More

May 31, 2023
Public Education
California school district caves to teachers union’s ‘reparations’ demands

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – After striking for nearly two weeks, the Oakland Education Association (OEA) reached a tentative agreement Monday with Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), winning reparations for… Read More

May 16, 2023
Public Education
Tennessee House passes teacher pay raise, stops TEA dues collection

(The Center Square) – The Tennessee House approved a bill Wednesday to increase the base teacher salary to $50,000 in the state by the 2026-27 school year. The bill also… Read More

April 20, 2023
Public Education
Could Missouri implement merit-based teacher pay?

The Missouri legislature is considering merit-based pay to increase teacher salaries and improve the quality of teaching in the classroom. “If we just keep raising the floor for… Read More

January 20, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Teachers flee unions as membership plummets by almost 60,000

(Daily Caller) – The nation’s largest teachers unions, the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), declined by at least 59,000 members during the 2021-2022 school… Read More

December 8, 2022
Judge rules fair share fees unconstitutional in Pennsylvania teachers union lawsuit

(The Center Square) – In a setback for public-sector unions, a consent order could upend Pennsylvania’s fair share fee laws, which require non-union workers to pay a fee similar… Read More

May 31, 2022