Tag archive for ‘teachers union’
By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Rep Barbara Lee condemns ‘disgraceful’ SCOTUS ruling against unions as a ‘terrible ruling’

Congresswoman Barbara LeeImage/US Congress Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement yesterday condemning the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31: “The Supreme Court decision More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Undercover video: New Jersey teachers union president David Perry details how to cover up for teachers abusing students

A new video from Project Veritas captures a New Jersey teachers union president explaining how he would use to cover for a teacher if the teacher physically or verbally abused their student. The new viral video More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Obama administration, Democrats wasted billions on failing schools, now fight ‘escapes out of public’ education

Just as Betsy DeVos was finally confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Democratic lawmakers in Maryland are mounting an effort to prevent the State Board of Education from privatizing low-performing public schools. The More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 20th, 2017

Betsy DeVos ‘Parents no longer believe that a one-size-fits-all model of learning’ and want choice

Betsy DeVos endured her US Senate hearing to join the Trump cabinet, professing her philosophy of choice and support the expansion of public charter schools and private school vouchers. DeVos is set to run the Education More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Hillary Clinton ‘honored’ to have AFL-CIO endorsement, praises unions

Today, the AFL-CIO, the nation’s largest federation of labor unions, representing 12.5 million members, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president—the latest sign that progressive organizations are uniting behind More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Chicago teacher’s union visits Honduras with students, discusses ‘cruelty of US government’ and ‘revolution’

The Chicago Teachers Union is under attack by critics for traveling to Hondurus and allegedly focusing on global issues rather than the academic issues facing their district. For two weeks at the end of June, about More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 6th, 2012
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Ed Asner narrates anti-rich teacher union video, offers to urinate on Fox interviewer

An eight-minute video titled “Tax the Rich: An animated fairy Tale” was narrated by Ed Asner for the California Federation of Teachers’ Union. The video has drawn criticism, especially over the depiction of More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Trina Rocker, High School secretary, arrested for sex with student

A Haines City Florida woman has been arrested and charged with 5 counts of Unlawful Sex with a Minor after detectives learned the woman had engaged in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student from the More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
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Teachers Union touts victory in Chicago, plans meetings in cities all over the US

As the Chicago Teachers strike comes to an end, the Union says this is ‘just the beginning’ and will host townhall meetings all over the US. twitter.com/JeanPaulHolmes Union leaders who won gains after More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 17th, 2012

Rahm Emanuel moves forward on lawsuit to end Chicago Teachers Strike

After being widely expected to ratify a deal with the Chicago Public Schools on Sunday, the Chicago Teachers Union voted instead to weigh the offer for a few more days. Mayor Rahm Emanuel responded by taking legal More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Chicago teacher strike still ‘progressing’ but the tone is pretty harsh

Photograph of striking members of the Chicago Teachers Union, September 11, 2012. photo/MisterJayEm Negotiators trying to bring an end to the Chicago teachers’ strike say the most recent talks made substantial More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 10th, 2012
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Chicago teachers union strikes leaves parents and students scrambling

Contract talks between the Chicago Board of Education and the Chicago Teachers Union were expected to resume on Monday after thousands of Chicago’s teachers walked off of the job overnight in what has become a More...



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