Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Teachers' Union Leaders Come Together at Denver Conference

Yesterday, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan stated that teachers’ unions could play an integral role in solving many of the challenges facing American public schools at a two-day labor-management conference in Denver. Teachers’ union leaders from over 150 districts across the nation came to Denver to discuss ways of working together.
The conference comes at a time when thousands of districts are facing their most severe budget cuts in a generation, and union contracts calling for layoffs based on seniority could force many districts to dismiss their most energetic young teachers.

Read the full article at The New York Times

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