Seniority Still a Splinter Issue in AFT Districts Teacher Beat: Although neither of the teachers' unions is crazy about efforts nationally to undo the weight given to seniority in various personnel decisions, the question seems to be emerging as a particular issue in cities and states with American Federation of Teachers affiliates. Proposed Mich. school funding plans differ greatly AP via Boston.
There is only so much teacher union convention I can sit through in one month, so I won’t be attending the American Federation of Teachers Convention in Los Angeles this weekend. But you don’t have to miss out on all the action (?) ... Read Post
By Mary C. Tillotson, The Heartland Institute The California Teachers Association has announced plans to appeal a June 10 court decision concluding teachers union rules send the worst teachers to the neediest students. Read Post