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Teacher union puts bulls-eye on Pennsylvania governor

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HARRISBURG, Penn. – Pennsylvania’s largest teacher union, the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), made it clear to members in a Dec. 19 online newsletter that the defeat of Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is its top priority for 2014.
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Four Pennsylvania union bosses took $100,000 pay raises in 2012

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – Four leaders of Pennsylvania Local 13 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union received raises in excess of $100,000 each in 2012, moving them closer to the much-maligned top one percent of the nation’s income earners.
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Ohio teachers near class-action settlement in suit against union

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Current and former Ohio teachers may soon be eligible for a partial refund of the “fair share” dues they have been forced to pay the Ohio Education Association (OEA) as a condition of working in a school where the union has a collective bargaining contract.
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Harrisburg school administrators are terrible at math

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HARRISBURG, Penn. – The Harrisburg School District, so impoverished that the state is helping it dig out of its financial and academic woes, has hit a mother lode of tax dollars, evidently due to several years of financial ineptitude.
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