Posts Tagged ‘CTU’

Portland union to vote on first-ever teachers’ strike next week

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PORTLAND, Ore. – The left-wing activists leading the Portland Association of Teachers have been preparing – some would say hoping – for a teacher’s strike since they saw their radical counterparts in the Chicago Teachers Union lead a work stoppage in the fall of 2012.
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No teachers’ strike yet in Portland, despite failure of long negotiations

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PORTLAND, Ore. — A 21-hour “marathon” negotiation session between Portland school officials and the Portland Association of Teachers ended early Tuesday morning without resolving the final eight contract issues that have prevented the two sides from reaching a new contract since last spring.
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National School Choice Week 2014 is coming

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – School Choice Week was created back in 2011 as a nonpartisan, nonpolitical awareness campaign seeking to celebrate the educational diversity that is achieved when children have learning options.
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Chicago Teachers Union Prez Karen Lewis condemns Quinn’s LG pick

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CHICAGO – Friday, Chicago Teachers Union’s President Karen Lewis made it clear she nor the union is happy with Governor Quinn’s 2014 running mate pick Paul Vallas, saying the former Chicago Public School CEO is for almost everything the CTU is against:
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