teachers union
Public Education
Rhode Island teacher sues school that let him go after he ditched their union

(Daily Caller) – A Rhode Island educator sued his former school on Dec. 30 after allegedly being fired for choosing to opt out of the teachers’ union. John Lancellotta … Read More

January 6, 2023
Legislation
Chicago Public Schools holds students hostage by trapping them in a broken system

If public education in Chicago wasn’t already bad enough, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is now holding some students hostage – by trying to get rid of a school… Read More

January 5, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Teachers’ union blasted over tweet suggesting teachers know what students need better than parents

The country’s largest teachers’ union was chastised over the weekend for its tweet that educators know what their students need “better than anyone.” “Educators love their students and… Read More

November 16, 2022
Public Education
New Jersey teachers’ union promotes drag queen story hour at annual convention

(Daily Caller) – A New Jersey teachers union hosted a drag queen story hour as a part of its annual convention, according to the convention program. The New Jersey chapter… Read More

November 15, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Wyoming teachers’ union sues its own state claiming underfunding of its public schools

A Wyoming teachers’ union has filed a lawsuit against the state alleging insufficient funding for public education. The state argues the union has no standing in the case… Read More

November 10, 2022
Public Education
Teachers in two Massachusetts districts strike, despite offer of biggest pay raise in 20 years

Classes in two Massachusetts cities were canceled Monday due to a teachers’ strike, even though those teachers were offered what would be their biggest raise in 20 years. Read More

October 19, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Model bills promise to rein in the radical ideologues in charge of training teachers

Three model legislative bills intended for state legislatures would hamper the use of teacher licensing power as a cudgel to enforce ideological conformity.   The example legislation, drafted… Read More

October 17, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
NEA offers master class in Critical Race Theory without naming it

Despite repeated denials of supporting the teaching of Critical Race Theory in public schools, resources from America’s largest teachers’ union suggest otherwise.  The agenda at the National… Read More

September 21, 2022
Public Education
Teachers’ union ad accuses politicians of trying to ‘whitewash’ history; critics say the ad uses race to divide

(The Center Square) – The Washington Education Association (WEA) has been advertising a petition to support “honesty in education” by giving students “honest, updated lessons that reckon with our past.” Opponents… Read More

September 21, 2022
Public Education
Dispute: Could earlier contract deadline reduce Washington teachers strikes?

(The Center Square) – The recent teacher strikes in King County have some people questioning why contracts between teachers unions and school districts expire around the beginning of the… Read More

September 15, 2022
Public Education
Tentative agreement reached in Seattle teacher strike, start of school year still unknown

(The Center Square) – A tentative agreement has been reached between Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and the Seattle Education Association (SEA). According to the teachers union, the tentative… Read More

September 13, 2022
Public Education
Seattle begins meal distribution, recreational activities for kids as teacher strike continues

(The Center Square) – The City of Seattle has begun distributing meals to students in Seattle Public Schools (SPS) as the district continues negotiations with the Seattle Education Association… Read More

September 12, 2022
Homeschools, Public Education
Email chain exposes teachers’ union ‘cloak and dagger’ operation against parents who wanted schools to reopen

A simple clerical error confirmed suspicions that a California teachers’ union was spying on parents who simply wanted their kids to return to school.  In the wake… Read More

September 8, 2022
Public Education
Seattle teachers strike; start of school delayed

(The Center Square) – Students from Washington’s largest school district will not start classes on time as negotiators from Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and the Seattle Education Association (SEA) could… Read More

September 8, 2022
Public Education
Kent teacher union reaches tentative agreement with school district

(The Center Square) – After 13 days of a strike, the Kent Education Association (KEA) has reached a tentative agreement with the Kent School District (KSD). Read More

September 8, 2022
Public Education
Seattle teachers OK strike; first day of school delayed

(The Center Square) – Seattle teachers went on strike Wednesday, delaying the start of school for the school district’s 50,000 students. The Seattle Education Association (SEA) saw 75%… Read More

September 7, 2022
Public Education
Washington teachers union declines six-figure average salary proposal

(The Center Square) – The Kent Education Association (KEA) has declined the latest contract proposal from the Kent School District (KSD) that would have seen average salaries surpass $100,000… Read More

September 6, 2022
Public Education
Seattle teachers union approves strike authorization as current contract expires

(The Center Square) – With the current contract between Seattle Public Schools and the Seattle Education Association expiring Wednesday, the union approved a strike authorization. The union’s board… Read More

September 1, 2022
Public Education
Kent school board votes against teachers union lawsuit

(The Center Square) – The Kent, Washington, school board split on a vote of 2-2 for a resolution that would have allowed the district to bring a lawsuit against… Read More

August 31, 2022
Public Education
Seattle schools, teachers union negotiating contract with deadline approaching

(The Center Square) – With two days left before the current contract expires, Seattle Public Schools and the Seattle Education Association have yet to establish a new deal. Read More

August 30, 2022