The longtime director of the Tennessee Education Association is retiring. It’s the second big departure this month at the state’s largest teacher’s union. Director Al Mance is leaving TEA, on the heels of lobbyist Jerry Winters. Their exits come at a difficult time for the organization.Read more ›
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The state’s top school leaders are due to issue report to the legislature in a few weeks on Tennessee’s teacher evaluation system. A press release from the state’s largest teacher’s union says it will likely contain a new plan for handling grievances. State officials won’t get into that kind of detail, but some degree of change is expected.Read more ›
The dues-paying membership of the Tennessee Education Association has dropped more than 10 percent since the state legislature limited the union’s power last year. TEA’s rolls have declined from 52,000 to 46,000.Read more ›
The statewide teachers union wants results from new classroom evaluations to be disregarded, at leaset this year. The Tennessee Education Association released a list of recommendations Wednesday.Read more ›
Some 800 to 1,000 union members and supporters turned out at Nashville’s Capitol Hill today to protest against legislation aimed at the Tennessee Education Association.Read more ›
Thousands rallied in the rain Saturday to protest a bill that strips collective bargaining rights from teachers. The Tennessee Education Association bussed members to the capitol from around the state.Read more ›
The first in what will likely be a series of union rallies is planned for Wednesday in legislative plaza. The advocacy group Tennessee Citizen Action is trying to get labor unions to stand with teachers, whose negotiating power is threatened by legislation.Read more ›