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AM News: Some Teachers Disagree Over Seniority System

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.
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AFT Saves Me Money, Endangers My Liver

Education / Education Industry News : Intercepts (2 days ago)

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

Unions to Appeal California Decision Concluding Tenure Hurts Poor Kids

Industries : (4 days ago)

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

Teachers union joins Staples boycott in support of postal workers

Industries : (4 days ago)

By Chris Reidy, The Boston Globe AFT Massachusetts, a teachers union with more than 25,000 members, said Monday that it is joining a boycott of Staples Inc. in support of the American Postal Workers Union. Read Post

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