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Teachers Union ‘Crying Wolf’ Over ‘Layoffs’ as Districts Eye New Salaries

By Kenric Ward/Sunshine State News The state teachers’ union was “crying wolf” when it claimed that “thousands” of school workers would be laid off this year, says the head of the Florida School Boards Association. “The Florida Education Association was incorrect about layoffs. They’re crying wolf,” said FSBA president Wayne Blanton. “Very few districts have [...]
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Teacher reform for Virginia? Unions say yes … then no

Industries : (2 years ago)

By Kenric Ward, A surprise endorsement of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s “Educator Fairness Act” could be gone with the wind. The Virginia Education Association, the state’s largest public-sector labor union, announced that it su... Read Post

Rahm Emanuel, Florida Teachers’ Union Tussle Over Parent Trigger

Industries : (3 years ago)

By Kenric Ward, Sunshine State News Barack Obama’s former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is the latest big-name Democrat to support Parent Trigger legislation pending at the Florida Senate. “If parents find their children stuck in a sc... Read Post

Teachers target union restrictions on charitable giving in lawsuit

Industries : (yesterday)

By Jan Murphy, Two public school teachers are taking on the Pennsylvania State Education Association over its policy that limits which charities a teacher can choose to support with money deducted from their paychecks. Read Post

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