Posts Tagged ‘Nevada State Education Association’

Nevada lawmaker wants to end arbitration, return power to school boards

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By Ben Velderman
EAGnews.org

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Some Nevada lawmakers are deeply unhappy with last week’s arbitration ruling that will force the financially beleaguered Clark County School District to give pay raises to some teachers while laying off others, and are considering legislation to prevent such reckless decisions in the future.
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Las Vegas teachers union playing games with crucial negotiations

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By Ben Velderman
EAGnews.org

LAS VEGAS – The end of the current school year is less than two months away for Nevada’s Clark County School District. While students eagerly wait for the start of their summer vacation, many of their teachers likely have knots in their stomachs, wondering if they’ll have a job when school starts up again in the fall.
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Unions push for tax increases at national, state level

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By Ben Velderman
EAGnews.org

When Congress passed the “edujobs” stimulus in the summer of 2010, the nation’s teacher union leaders must have made champagne toasts to celebrate their clever way of preserving union jobs while so many public schools were facing budget problems.
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