Posts Tagged ‘National Education Association’

They ‘did it right': NEA president praises Michigan school that’s still failing

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FLINT, Mich. – Flint Northwestern High School’s academic performance is not the type most would want to celebrate. The school has consistently been among the worst performing in the state. Yet in a recent visit, the leader of the National Education Association told union members at the school that Northwestern “did it right.”
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Ohio union rep’s vacation halts teacher negotiations

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ELYRIA, Ohio – Elyria City Schools classes resume in two weeks, but the district hasn’t reached a contract with teachers because the local Ohio Education Association (OEA) rep halted negotiations this summer to take a five-week vacation.
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Staples bows to Big Labor boycott

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FRAMINGTON, Mass. – Members of the nation’s largest teachers unions recently taught American students a lesson they likely won’t forget: being a bully will get you what you want.
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Teachers’ unions have become power-seeking political organizations

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CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. – As a teacher, I treasure the opportunity to help kids who learn differently succeed both academically and in their social lives. I like to think that the students I’ve been privileged to work with have a better understanding of the world around them and are set on a trajectory toward a more fulfilling and productive life.
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