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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
Courts
‘Illegal and unlawful’: Teachers’ unions in two states sued by parents over harmful strikes

Teachers’ union strikes exact a heavy toll on students and families – a toll leading parents in Chicago and Newton, Massachusetts to file separate lawsuits against their respective unions. The suits,… Read More

February 22, 2024
Public Education
‘Wrong by $50 or $100 million’: Former Portland teachers’ union bargaining chief condemns November strike in scathing letter

The former bargaining chief of the Portland teachers’ union released a scathing letter chastising the union president and questioning the union’s bargaining tactics after November’s lengthy strike. Steve Lancaster, who… Read More

February 14, 2024
Public Education
Dozens of unions to lose certification in Florida for failing to maintain 60% membership threshold

More than 30 public sector unions in Florida have lost their certification, and dozens more are at risk for failure to maintain a minimum percentage of members. Last May, Gov. Read More

February 12, 2024
Public Education
Ohio school board hands tied by teachers’ union lawsuit, loses grant for reading tutors  

An Ohio school board has reluctantly agreed not to hire reading tutors after the local teachers’ union filed a lawsuit. The Akron Board of Education voted… Read More

February 8, 2024
Public Education
Striking Massachusetts teachers criticized for ‘pub crawl’ amid contract negotiations

As Massachusetts teachers with the Newton Teacher Association (NTA) prepare to sign newly negotiated contracts after an illegal strike, some locals are criticizing the teachers for planning a “pub crawl”… Read More

February 5, 2024
Public Education
‘Not bargaining in good faith’: Illegal Massachusetts teachers’ strike continues despite massive fines, parent lawsuit

A Massachusetts teachers’ union is in its second week of an illegal strike, even though it’s racking up hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines for doing so. The Newton… Read More

February 1, 2024
Opinion
‘Power and control’: Why liberals act like fiscal conservatives when school choice is on the table

Opponents of education freedom have long claimed such programs are too expensive and will “defund” public education. Now that Arizona, the first state to implement universal school choice, has a… Read More

January 29, 2024
Courts
The Akron school board approved online tutors to help its struggling students. Then the teachers’ union sued

A local Ohio teachers’ union is suing its school board for allegedly violating an Open Meetings law when considering hiring a private tutoring company to address the reading crisis among… Read More

January 29, 2024
Opinion
School choice revolution empowers homeschoolers, too

(The Daily Signal) – A school choice revolution is sweeping the nation. Ten states have passed universal education choice initiatives in the past two years. In… Read More

January 29, 2024
Public Education
Massachusetts teachers’ union faces $375,000 fine and more fallout for illegal strike

The Newton Teachers Association is facing a penalty up to $375,000 for its illegal strike, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced Monday. The strike began on Jan. 19… Read More

January 25, 2024
Public Education
‘Illegal actions harm our kids and disrupt the lives of our families,’ says Massachusetts Mayor on teachers’ union’s illegal strike

A Massachusetts teachers’ union has gone on strike, even though the state outlawed public union strikes. The Newton Teachers Association voted to strike on Thursday after negotiations with the school… Read More

January 23, 2024
Public Education
Florida teachers’ union faces decertification under new state law

The United Teachers of Dade is facing decertification after failing to recruit 60% of Miami-Dade educators to its union. Last summer, a new Florida law passed… Read More

January 5, 2024
Public Education
Teachers and students skip class during Oregon school district’s strike makeup week

Christmas break started late for one Oregon school district last week, the consequence of an almost month-long teachers strike. But many students and teachers skipped class anyway. Portland Public Schools… Read More

December 26, 2023
Public Education
Florida teachers’ union accused of harassing teachers

Two educators in Maimi-Dade public schools have filed a complaint against United Teachers of Dade (UTD), claiming they’re being hounded by union organizers. One teacher said she was cornered in… Read More

December 11, 2023
Legislation
Ending Act 10 would give Wisconsin schools back to union bosses, says former Gov. Scott Walker

(The Center Square) – The man who signed Act 10 into law is predicting an expensive turnaround if the Wisconsin Supreme Court overturns it. Former Gov. Scott Walker was a guest… Read More

December 4, 2023