Posts Tagged ‘EAG’

National AFT overthrows local teachers union leadership in Florida

Posted on:

ORLANDO, Fla. – In the name of “holding sacrosanct the democratic rights of its members,” the American Federation of Teachers removed from office the duly elected officers and representatives of the Orange County Classroom Teachers Association (OCCTA) and placed a national administrator in sole charge.
Read More »

Study: Common Core, tests violate federal laws, unlikely to improve academic achievement

Posted on:

BOSTON – In the wake of the U.S. House and Senate’s passage of bills that would reauthorize the federal No Child Left Behind law, a new Pioneer Institute research paper finds that national English and mathematics standards, known as Common Core, violate three federal laws that prohibit the federal government from exercising any direction, supervision or control over curricula or the program of instruction in the states.
Read More »

DePaul University tweets students to promote LGBT events, activism

Posted on:

CHICAGO –Social media posts from DePaul University, a Catholic Vincentian institution, have encouraged students to advocate marriage for same-sex couples and participate in LGBT pride parades and marches, The Cardinal Newman Society has discovered.
Read More »

Supreme Court to consider ending forced public-sector union dues

Posted on:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, which asks the court to consider whether compulsory public-sector union dues violate the First Amendment right to free speech–which includes the right to be free from compulsory speech.
Read More »