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Public Education
Kent schools teachers strike for ‘fair contract’; 4 out of 10 make over $100,000 yearly

(The Center Square) ‚Äď The Kent School district in King County is making national headlines over a teachers strike with teachers’ pay being one of the sticking points. They… Read More

August 29, 2022
Public Education
Columbus teachers, school district reach conceptual agreement

(The Center Square) ‚Äď Columbus school teachers will not return to the picket line today, but instead are expected to be home preparing to return to class Monday after the… Read More

August 25, 2022
Public Education
Columbus, Ohio teachers start school year on picket lines

(The Center Square) ‚ÄstStudents in Ohio‚Äôs largest school district will begin classes Wednesday remotely after teachers rejected a final contract offer and voted to strike late Sunday night. Columbus Education… Read More

August 22, 2022
Public Education
Columbus schools, teachers at impasse; strike vote scheduled Sunday

(The Center Square) ‚ÄstTeachers in Ohio‚Äôs largest school district are prepared to continue negotiations over the weekend but have scheduled a Sunday meeting for a vote on a potential strike. Read More

August 19, 2022
Public Education
Report: Minneapolis teachers union contract structures layoffs by race

(The Center Square) ‚Äď A Minneapolis Public Schools’ contract with a teachers union says that white teachers will be laid off or reassigned outside of seniority order before ‚Äúeducators of… Read More

August 16, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Jill Biden advances leftist political agenda while ignoring the concerns of parents in speech to teachers’ union

When first lady Jill Biden spoke to the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) 2022 Convention in Boston last week, her remarks were notable more for political signaling than for substantive… Read More

July 19, 2022
Public Education
George Soros and teachers’ unions behind Biden‚Äôs radical Title IX changes

(Capital Research) ‚Äď The Biden Administration was recently handed a temporary defeat¬†by Federal District Court Judge Charles Atchley, when he blocked that the Education Department‚Äôs latest Title IX guidance… Read More

July 19, 2022
Public Education
Head of teachers’ union that fought to keep schools closed is now worried about students’ mental health

A national teachers‚Äô union president is now worried about students‚Äô mental health ‚Äď after she and her union sought to keep schools closed, harming… Read More

May 18, 2022
Public Education
Detroit schools, teachers’ union clash over mask policy

(The Center Square) ‚Äď About 53,406 kids attending Detroit Public Schools Community District still must wear a mask through the end of the regular school year because… Read More

May 10, 2022
Public Education
Minneapolis students face longer days, stuck in school through June 24 after long union strike

(The Center Square) ‚Äď More than 29,000 Minneapolis kids can return to school Tuesday after striking teachers have canceled school for the 15th day. Members of the Minneapolis Federation of… Read More

March 29, 2022
Public Education
29,000 Minneapolis kids without school for 10th day as teachers strike

(The Center Square) ‚ÄstFirst, COVID-19 disrupted classes in 2020, and now it’s teachers keeping kids out of class in 2022. More than 29,000 Minneapolis students couldn‚Äôt attend class Monday as… Read More

March 22, 2022
Public Education
Teacher‚Äôs union Ukraine gaffe ‘free advertising for school choice’

The second-largest teachers‚Äô union in America posted a tweet in support of Ukraine, but the gesture fell flat as critics pointed out the photos they shared completely botched… Read More

March 21, 2022
Public Education
GOP leaders look to squash union’s ‘burdensome’ ways in North Carolina school-choice case

(The Center Square) ‚Äď Republicans in the General Assembly want the North Carolina Court of Appeals to halt proceedings in a lower court challenge to the Opportunity Scholarship Program until… Read More

March 21, 2022
Public Education
Teachers union strike in Minneapolis enters second week as potential ‚Äėmake up days‚Äô accumulate

Hundreds of Minneapolis teachers union members are on strike for a second week, demanding better wages, reduced class sizes and mental health support. And teachers are threatening to… Read More

March 16, 2022
Public Education
Op-Ed: Teacher union bosses’ monopoly powers are putting South Dakota schools at risk

(The Center Square) ‚Äď Today, more than 30 states have laws on the books empowering government union bosses to speak for all employees in a unionized school, even those who… Read More

March 15, 2022
Public Education
Teachers unions spent big to get mandates and closures in Illinois

(Brett Rowland | The Center Square) ‚ÄstTeacher unions have used campaign spending, political organization and collective bargaining power to influence policy decisions during the pandemic. Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker and… Read More

February 14, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Critics say Twitter suspension is latest attempt by teachers union to silence conservative voices

A conservative education news and policy group was hit with a Twitter suspension last week after a teachers union board member reported the account. Critics say it‚Äôs one… Read More

February 11, 2022
Public Education
Critics say national teachers union complaint letter to social media companies suggests coordinated effort to shut down parents

In October, National Education Association (NEA) wrote a letter to representatives of Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok demanding that they ‚Äúregulate lies and fix… Read More

January 18, 2022
Public Education
Classes canceled at last minute in Chicago after teachers union votes to return to remote learning

(Kevin Bessler | The Center Square) ‚ÄstThe Chicago Teachers Union voted late Tuesday to urge Chicago Public Schools to switch to remote learning because of a spike in COVID-19 cases. Read More

January 5, 2022