teachers union
Legislation
Opponents call measure ‘union propaganda’ that could be taught in Illinois schools

(The Center Square) – A measure seeking to allow high schools around Illinois to observe an annual “Workplace Readiness Week” is ready to be sent to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s desk. … Read More

May 20, 2024
Public Education
Teachers union boots school counselor who questioned gender policies: Report

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A teachers’ union in Minnesota expelled an elementary school counselor who expressed concerns about her district’s trans-identified students’ policy, The Christian Post reported Saturday. The … Read More

May 20, 2024
Public Education
Chicago Teachers Union demands $50B in salary hikes, free abortions and more

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) has issued a 142-page list of demands to Chicago Public Schools (CPS) that includes unconventional items ranging from free abortions to… Read More

May 7, 2024
Public Education
National teachers’ union losing members by the thousands

The National Education Association is losing members by the thousands, and critics blame its political spending for alienating teachers. The NEA – America’s largest teachers’ union – lost over 12,000… Read More

May 7, 2024
Public Education
Parents file $100M unfair labor practice complaint vs. Portland teachers’ union over 2023 strike

Parents have filed an unfair labor complaint against the Portland teachers’ union, claiming its strike last November was illegal and necessitates restitution for the harmed families. The… Read More

April 26, 2024
Public Education
Teachers’ unions quietly support GOP candidates they like, but avoid endorsing them

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Teachers’ Unions are quietly propping up Republican candidates in state legislatures with less conservative positions, while abstaining from endorsing them publicly.  These unions, including the… Read More

April 25, 2024
Public Education
Leaked document details Chicago Teachers’ Union’s radical, left-wing demands costing $50 billion

A leaked document from the Chicago Teachers Union details its bargaining demands, including full abortion coverage, carbon neutral schools, and paid leave for victims of verbal assault on social media. … Read More

April 16, 2024
Legislation
California’s ‘anti-literacy’ teachers’ union opposes science of reading bill, critics say

The largest teachers’ union in California opposes reading reforms because it wants the bar to remain low, some education policy experts say. The California Teachers Association (CTA) is openly opposing… Read More

April 11, 2024
Public Education
Third-largest teachers union faces demise of its own making

(The Daily Signal) – In a frantic attempt to preserve its monopoly over the Miami-Dade County Public Schools, attorneys for the Florida union currently representing the district’s 24,000-plus teachers and support… Read More

April 5, 2024
Public Education
Democrat Gov. Maura Healy promotes commonsense education policies despite teachers’ union pushback

Massachusetts Democratic Gov. Maura Healy is promoting commonsense education reforms, despite pressure from the state’s teachers’ union to do otherwise. In a recent interview, Healy highlighted two areas – literacy… Read More

April 3, 2024
Opinion
When a teachers union adopts a radical foreign policy

(The Daily Signal) – Traditionally, teachers unions have kept a laserlike focus on improving members’ pay, benefits, and working conditions. Now, though, teachers unions are diverting their energies from fighting for… Read More

March 27, 2024
Public Education
Chicago Teachers Union likely to lose vote it allegedly electioneered with public school students

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) appears to be heading to defeat in an election in which it allegedly violated ethics policies by using school resources, including students, to electioneer. With… Read More

March 20, 2024
Public Education
Watchdog files electioneering complaint against Chicago Teachers Union for using students in get-out-the-vote effort

A policy group in Illinois filed an ethics complaint with the Inspector General of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) alleging violations of school district rules by using students for an upcoming… Read More

March 18, 2024
Public Education
Teacher unions backing downstate Republicans ‘very rare,’ says researcher

(The Center Square) – Teachers unions have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to certain Republican candidates’ state legislative primary campaigns, a national trend that can be seen in incumbent… Read More

March 18, 2024
Legislation
Michigan law gives teachers’ unions more bargaining power  

Modern-day teachers’ unions are major political actors with multimillion-dollar budgets and agendas often unrelated to reading, writing and arithmetic.   While some states such as Florida are trying to curb the… Read More

March 15, 2024
Public Education
Leaked Chicago Teachers Union memo demands abortion coverage and ‘queer competent’ staff

The Chicago Teachers Union is making a slew of radical demands to Mayor Brandon Johnson, a leaked memo revealed. The documents, obtained by the Illinois Policy… Read More

March 6, 2024
Public Education
San Francisco Unified latest public school district to face closures over falling enrollment

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is set to close some of its schools due to declining enrollment leading to large budget deficits, reported local CBS… Read More

March 6, 2024
Public Education
Report: Teachers unions quietly spend millions on GOP primaries in 32 states

(The Daily Signal) – Though teachers unions are well known for donating huge sums to Democratic candidates, a closer look at donor data reveals that the unions have spent the last… Read More

March 5, 2024
Legislation
Oklahoma bill to prohibit school officials from pressuring teachers into union activities advances

A new Oklahoma bill advanced by the Senate Education Committee aims to prevent school officials from exerting pressure on teachers to engage in union activities. “I want to emphasize that… Read More

February 26, 2024
Public Education
After decades of corruption Florida teachers seek new union with integrity

In Miami-Dade, the nation’s 4th-largest school district, teachers have grown so tired of their corrupt and entrenched union that most aren’t even members anymore. Under Florida law, the United Teachers… Read More

February 22, 2024