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October 20, 2014

Philadelphia Teachers' Union Wins Temporary Injunction in Contract Dispute

While the union has succeeded in temporarily blocking a requirement that its members contribute to their health benefits, broader questions about the school district's authority to make unilateral changes to employee contracts remain unsettled.

October 06, 2014

Philadelphia School District Cancels Teachers' Union Contract

The move to make changes to the union's health benefits comes after 21 months of negotiations. Salaries will not be affected by Monday's action.

September 22, 2014

Special Education Teacher Strike Averted in Pennsylvania Region

More than 700 educators and support members were prepared to walk out after working without a contract for more than a year.

July 16, 2014

Karen Lewis For Chicago Mayor? Union Leader Forms Exploratory Committee

The news comes after a Sunday poll showing Lewis ahead of Emanuel by 9 percentage points in a head-to-head match-up.

July 07, 2014

NEA Delegates Talk Common-Core Math

Members of the teachers' union generally said they like the common standards, but lack resources and are scared about what testing will bring.

July 05, 2014

NEA Delegates Question Corporate Partnerships

Members of NEA appear to be concerned about the union's partnerships with corporations.

April 18, 2014

Teachers at Pa. Cyber Charter Vote to Unionize

Teachers at the largest cyber charter school in Pa. have voted to unionize in effort to negotiate higher wages.

September 03, 2013

Millions in State Aid to Philadelphia Depend on Teachers' Contract

Contract negotiations continue in Philly; millions in state aid hang in the balance.

December 19, 2012

Principals' Union: We Need National School Safety Task Force

In the wake of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., the American Federation of School Administrators is calling for a national task force on school safety.

November 02, 2012

Clark County District Reaches Agreement With Union on Race to the Top

The 400,000-student Clark County school district in Nevada will submit its application for the Race to the Top-Districts competition, after governor Brian Sandoval stepped in to mediate between the district and its union, the Clark County Education Association.

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