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NAEN's Potpourri of Articles for Management Specialists in Employee & Labor Relations Volume 6, Issue 27

16 Jan 2015 8:38 PM | Executive Director (Administrator)
1. San Jose, CA.  San Jose: East Side teachers win 5% raise, may get more, Contra Costa Times
Labor peace has come to the East Side Union High School District, as the school board...approved contracts with teachers and other employees...approved a proposal that awards them a 5 percent raise and an additional 1.5 percent contingent on retroactive state increases to school...
http://www.contracostatimes.com/education/ci_27330642/east-side-teachers-win-5-raise-may-get?utm_source=John%27s+daily+emai+Jan.+16%2C+2015&utm_campaign=Daily_10-17-14&utm_medium=email


2. Minneapolis, MN.  Teacher seniority bill introduced by DFL senator, Minneapolis Star Tribune
A teacher evaluation system has now been implemented statewide, giving school districts more data on teachers' effectiveness in the classroom.
http://www.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/288746371.html


3. Nashville, TN.  Bill outlines Haslam's changes to teacher evaluations, The Tennessean
Rolling back the emphasis on student test scores in teacher evaluations headlines a set of three legislative initiatives from Gov. Bill Haslam introduced ...
http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/politics/2015/01/15/bill-haslam-student-test-scores-teacher-evaluations/21833849/


4. Lan O' Lakes, FL.  Pasco teachers, school-related personnel approve contract agreement, TBO
Pasco County teachers this week overwhelmingly voted to approve a contractagreement that includes average pay raises of 3 ...
http://tbo.com/pasco-county/pasco-teachers-school-related-personnel-approve-contract-agreement-20150115/


5. Landsdale, PA.  North Penn School District approves teachers contract. The Reporter
North Penn School District approves teachers contract ... District and the North Penn Education Association have a new contract through June 2016.
http://www.thereporteronline.com/social-affairs/20150115/north-penn-school-district-approves-teachers-contract


6. Topeka, KS.  Joint Education Committee approves introduction of 2 bills based on K-12 commission's ..., The Wichita Eagle
A coming legislative battle over teacher contract negotiations was foreshadowed in a committee meeting Wednesday. The K-12 Student Performance ...
http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article6518727.html


7. Lancaster, PA.  Hempfield teachers will get raise and pay more for health care in new contract, LancasterOnline
The Hempfield school board approved an early bird contract Tuesday with Hempfield Education Association, the teachers union representing about ...
http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/hempfield-teachers-will-get-raise-and-pay-more-for-health/article_b04a0724-9c1b-11e4-8418-cfe86b57ab86.html


8. Carlisle, PA.  Carlisle teachers could get one-year contract extension, salary increase, PennLive
Carlisle Area School Board on Thursday is expected to approve an extension to teachers' employmentcontract that calls for a 2.4 percent salary ...
http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2015/01/carlisle_teachers_to_get_a_one.html


9. Washington, DC.  Pacific Lutheran Adjuncts Withdraw Union Petition, Inside Higher Ed
Adjuncts instructors at Pacific Lutheran University who wanted to form a union affiliated with Service Employees International Union have pulled their petition...
https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2015/01/15/pacific-lutheran-adjuncts-withdraw-union-petition


10. Los Angeles, CA.  LA Unified, citing new money, ups its offer to teachers, LA School Report
Bolstered by a more robust state budget, LA Unified today said it was doubling its offerto union teachers for a raise. The latest salary proposal...
http://laschoolreport.com/just-in-la-unified-citing-new-money-ups-its-offer-to-teachers/#more-33197


11. Oakland, CA.  Teacher survey: Change tenure, layoff laws, EdSource Today
Gov. Jerry Brown said last week he’s open to changing tenure and other teacher employment laws at issue in the Vergara v. State of California lawsuit, and most teachers in a new survey say they want to change...
http://edsource.org/2015/teacher-survey-change-tenure-layoff-laws/72779#.VLekhyvF-Sp


12. New York, NY.  Judge Set To Hear 2 NY Teacher Tenure Lawsuits, CBS Local
Despite supporting tenure, the mayor did concede that the city needs a tough teacher evaluation system because, “every profession has individuals ...
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2015/01/14/judge-set-to-hear-2-ny-teacher-tenure-lawsuits/


13. Pittsburgh, CA.  Impasse declared in PUSD teacher negotiations, Contra Costa Times
After spending most of the 2014-15 school year negotiating that year's contract, school district officials and teachers union ...
http://www.contracostatimes.com/breaking-news/ci_27313508/impasse-declared-pusd-teacher-negotiations


14. Rome, NY.  Rome teachers rejected raises, Rome Sentinel
The RTA represents about 520 teachers and related staffers who have been working under terms of a priorcontract that expired June 30, 2013.
http://romesentinel.com/education/rome-teachers-rejected-raises/QBqoam!gWpaF2hMhWNB83QmUuchlg/


15. New York, NY.  White House Still Backs Annual Testing in Schools, New York Times
With debates about the appropriate role for the federal government in public education increasingly polarized, the secretary of education, Arne Duncan, insisted on Monday that the administration would not back away from annual testing...
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/13/education/arne-duncan-says-administration-is-committed-to-testing.html?ref=education&_r=0


16. Montpelier, VT.  VSC, faculty go to contract mediation, Rutland Herald
VSC, faculty go to contract mediation ... proposals from faculty touched on salaries, teacher evaluations andcontract language addressing layoffs.
http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150113/NEWS03/701139898


17. Burgaw, NC.  Pender schools move ahead on teacher pay plan, StarNewsOnline
... a little bit more money that they can put out in supplements," said Pamela Breedlove, chief officer forteacher quality and leadership development.
http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20150112/ARTICLES/150119942


18. New York, NY.  Hearing Set on Challenge to New York Teacher Tenure Law, Wall Street Journal
... Family Foundation—philanthropies that have pushed policies nationwide that they see as boosting teacher quality—have donated to Partnership for ...
http://www.wsj.com/articles/hearing-set-on-challenge-to-new-york-teacher-tenure-law-1421113358


19. Tampa Bay, FL.  Hillsborough teachers wrestle with rating system, Tampa Bay Times
... Jean Clements went against convention four years ago with her enthusiastic endorsement of Hillsborough County's teacher evaluation system.
http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/hillsborough-teachers-wrestle-with-rating-system/2213276


20. Fort Wayne, IN.  Education secretary says he backs annual testing, WANE
One reason the testing issue has been an area of focus is because of the role the results can play in teacher evaluations. Last year, Duncan said ...
http://wane.com/2015/01/12/education-secretary-says-he-backs-annual-testing/


21. Portales, NM.  Bill could help local teachers move up more quickly, Portales News-Tribune
Portales Municipal Schools Superintendent Johnnie Cain said he likes the idea behind the bill, but isn't sure the teacher evaluation system is ready to ...
http://www.pntonline.com/2015/01/10/bill-help-local-teachers-move-quickly/


22. Sudbury, MA.  Michigan: Public University Student-Athletes are Not Public Employees, Workplace Prof Blog
As student football players at Northwestern University press forward with their case at the National Labor Relations Board, the Michigan legislature has amended its statute governing public-employee collective bargaining...
http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/2015/01/michigan-public-university-student-athletes-are-not-public-employees.html


23. Los Angeles, CA.  Tentative ruling: LAUSD must repeal teacher evaluation system, LA Daily News
California's Public Employment Review Board tentatively ordered Los Angeles Unified School District to repeal a new teacher evaluation system that ...
http://www.dailynews.com/social-affairs/20150109/tentative-ruling-lausd-must-repeal-teacher-evaluation-system


24. Joplin, MO.  NEA seeks vote on exclusive designation by Joplin School District teachers, Joplin Globe
Public employees in Missouri, including public school district teachers, were awarded the right to engage incollective bargaining and reach binding ...
http://www.joplinglobe.com/news/local_news/nea-seeks-vote-on-exclusive-designation-by-joplin-school-district/article_32a219ab-472b-5d22-a74e-ff50dc03917f.html




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