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NAEN's Potpourri of Articles for Management Specialists in Employee & Labor Relations Volume 7, Issue 16

16 Oct 2015 4:34 PM | Executive Director (Administrator)
1. Toronto, ON.  Kathleen Wynne admits 'frustration' over slow pace of teacher negotiations, Toronto Star
While there is “a lot of frustration” at the pace of negotiations with the province's elementary teachers' union, progress has been made, Premier ...
http://www.thestar.com/yourtoronto/education/2015/10/15/kathleen-wynne-admits-frustration-over-slow-pace-of-teacher-negotiations.html


2. Iqaluit, NU.  Nunavik teachers, school support staff gear up for possible job action, Nunatsiaq News
Nunavik teachers, school support staff gear up for possible job action ... The union's grievances hinge on stagnant contract negotiations, which haven't ...
http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674nunavik_teachers_school_support_staff_gear_up_for_possible_job_action/


3. St. Louis, MO.  Teacher strike in East St. Louis continues after failed negotiations, St. Louis American
Teachers at the East St. Louis School District 189 will continue to strike after yesterday's negotiations with district leaders failed to produce an ...
http://www.stlamerican.com/news/local_news/article_8caa3b14-7360-11e5-98e2-cf536ead5b28.html


4. Lansing, MI.  Teacher evaluation proposal sails through Michigan House after 'huge improvements', MLive
Senate Bill 103, as approved in a 97-8 bipartisan vote, would modify teacher evaluation standards first adopted as part of a teacher tenure reform ...
http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2015/10/teacher_evaluation_proposal_sa.html


5. Lacey, WA.  North Thurston teachers still working without a contract, The Olympian
NTEA members recently rejected a proposed collective bargaining ... As a result,teachers in Thurston County's largest public school district continue ...
http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/education/article39357870.html


6. Montreal, QC.  Teachers at English school boards in Montreal and Laval to stage one-day strike Oct. 29, Montreal Gazette
Teachers in English public schools in Montreal and Laval will stage a one-day strike on Thursday Oct. 29 to protest against lagging contract talks with ...
http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/teachers-at-english-school-boards-in-montreal-and-laval-to-stage-one-day-strike-oct-29


7. Adrian, MI.  Adrian School Board approves staff evaluation changes, The Daily Telegram
The board of education on Monday approved the updates for its administrator and teacher evaluationprocesses. The revisions are in compliance with ...
http://www.lenconnect.com/article/20151014/NEWS/151019600


8. Carlsbad, NM.  NEA contract with district sees changes, Carlsbad Current-Argus
A section was added on to the controversial new, state-implemented teacher evaluations, NMTEACH Educator Effectiveness system, which was first ...
http://www.currentargus.com/story/news/education/2015/10/14/nea-contract-district-sees-changes/73876836/


9. Gurnee, IL.  Teachers union, Woodland District 50 clash on salaries, benefits, Chicago Tribune
The last time there was a teachers strike in Woodland District 50 was 2003, when then 7-year-old Nick Antonelli walked the picket line on Gages Lake ...
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-woodland-district-contract-proposals-st-1015-20151014-story.html


10. Toronto, ON.  ETFO accuses Ontario Public School Boards' Association of bargaining in public, CityNews
ETFO represents 78,000 elementary public school teachers, occasional ... Collective bargaining is about obtaining a fair collective agreement for all, ...
http://www.citynews.ca/2015/10/14/etfo-accuses-ontario-public-school-boards-association-of-bargaining-in-public/


11. Oakland, CA.  Teacher evaluation heads to the courts, EdSource Today
The policy frenzy to establish new methods for evaluating teachers over the past few years has led to an unintended byproduct: lots of litigation. The American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association, as well as their affiliates, have been busily filing lawsuits challenging aspects of the systems in ...
http://www.edweek.org/ew/section/multimedia/teacher-evaluation-heads-to-the-courts.html?utm_source=Michael%27s+daily+email+Oct.+14%2C+2015&utm_campaign=Daily_4-24-15&utm_medium=email


12. Sullivan, ME.  New approach tried in RSU 24 teacher negotiations, The Ellsworth American
Hoping for a smoother road, negotiators for teachers and Regional School Unit 24 (RSU 24) are embarking on contract talks from a new ...
http://www.ellsworthamerican.com/more-headlines/new-approach-tried-in-rsu-24-teacher-negotiations


13. East St. Louis, IL.  Striking East St. Louis teachers head back to negotiations, St. Louis Public Radio
There's no end in sight for the teacher strike in East St. Louis. On Monday, representatives for both the district and teacher union met with a federal ...
http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/striking-east-st-louis-teachers-head-back-negotiations


14. Ann Arbor, MI.  Education chief unveils teacher evaluation system ahead of possible state House vote, Michigan Radio
The department will use $12 million it has available in this year's budget to encourage districts to implement one of four teacher evaluation systems ...
http://michiganradio.org/post/education-chief-unveils-teacher-evaluation-system-ahead-possible-state-house-vote#stream/0


15. New Castle, DE.  Colonial creates its own evaluations, The News Journal
The Colonial School District has created its own alternative to the state's much-maligned teacher evaluation system, and the district teachers union ...
http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/education/2015/10/13/teacher-evaluations-colonial/73440662/


16. Cary, NC.  Wake County to see increase in teacher salaries, The Daily Tar Heel
He said the increase in teacher salary would most likely come from the ... “Improving teacher quality is worth much more than getting a smaller class ...
http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2015/10/wake-county-salary-increase


17. Moss Landing, CA.  North Monterey County teachers agree on contract, avert strike, Monterey County Herald
After a nearly 26-hour negotiating session last week, the North Monterey County Federation of Teachers and district representatives agreed on a 4.75 ...
http://www.montereyherald.com/social-affairs/20151012/north-monterey-county-teachers-agree-on-contract-avert-strike


18. West Grove, PA.  Judge rules Avon Grove teacher contract data can remain sealed, southern chester county weeklies
Judge rules Avon Grove teacher contract data can remain sealed ... the negotiations that eventually culminated in the (teacher contact),” Tunnell wrote.
http://www.southernchestercountyweeklies.com/general-news/20151012/judge-rules-avon-grove-teacher-contract-data-can-remain-sealed


19. Toronto, ON.  Teachers union disputes government claim of stalled negotiations, Globalnews
Ontario's elementary teachers union says the minister of education is mistaken in her claim that the union has put contract negotiations ...
http://globalnews.ca/news/2270515/education-minister-says-teachers-put-contract-negotiations-on-hold/


20. Painted Post, NY.  C-PP's new teacher eval system awaits state OK, Steuben Courier
The state Legislature approved a new evaluation system this spring as part of ... “The fact they're out having to do an evaluation of a teacher in another ...
http://www.steubencourier.com/article/20151010/NEWS/151019994


21. Albuquerque, NM.  Teachers union changes stance in eval suit, Albuquerque Journal
AFT-New Mexico and the Albuquerque Teachers Federation have filed a lawsuit against PED over “value-added” teacher evaluations, a system that ...
http://www.abqjournal.com/657557/news/teachers-union-changes-stance-in-eval-suit.html


22. Tampa, FL.  District on teacher evaluation system: "Everything is on the table", Tampabay (blog)
Brown spoke with Gradebook this week about the hopes she and others have as they look for ways to adjust the teacher evaluation system.
http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/district-on-teacher-evaluation-system-everything-is-on-the-table/2249066


23. Nazareth, PA.  Nazareth teachers vote to strike if contract is not reached in 11 days, Allentown Morning Call
Teachers with the Nazareth Area Education Association have authorized a strike forOct. 20 if a contract agreement is not reached. (FILE PHOTO / THE ...
http://www.mcall.com/news/local/nazareth/mc-nazareth-school-district-teacher-negotiations-1009-20151009-story.html






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