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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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llinois School Board Plays Hardball with Teachers Union, Saves District from Financial Ruin

Industries : (3 years ago)

Education Action Group/ For the past several years, Illinois’ Cary District 26 was a prime example of the damage a demanding teachers union and a weak school board can inflict on a public school system. District 26 ... Read Post

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

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