Teachers’ union president Randi Weingarten is plotting a teachers’ strike to shut down schools in Puerto Rico, according to a conversation overheard Friday in the first-class car of an Acela train heading to New York.
The union representing Department of Education bureaucrats is crying foul after the agency constrained union privileges following months of delays in negotiation.
American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten attacked Betsy DeVos in recent remarks, questioning the secretary of education’s motives and saying she “demonizes” and “demagogues” teachers unions.
Chicago Public Schools notified 356 teachers and about 600 more school support staffers that they would be laid off, as budget conflicts persist across the state of Illinois.
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), is set to deliver a speech in Washington, D.C. on Thursday comparing private school vouchers and tax credits to state-sponsored segregation.
A California educator who was once laid off shortly after receiving her school’s Teacher of the Year Award is now at the center of a court case that could challenge one the state’s most powerful unions.
The American Federation of Teachers appears unable to win a majority vote of graduate students at its presidents alma mater, although the final vote is still too close to call and may be appealed.
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I., Vt.) campaign rally Saturday at Scranton High School in Pennsylvania for Hillary Clinton and Senate candidate Katie McGinty is interfering with the “Ryan’s Run” race benefiting disabled children and the Steamtown Marathon Exposition that benefits a local hospital, the Times-Tribune reports.