Racine educators, supporters pack school board meeting to advocate for quality public schools and a fair pay raise

Members of the Racine Education Association, Racine Educational Assistants Association and labor supporters from throughout the area packed a school board meeting this week in a pro-public education display of solidarity and to demand a fair and reasonable cost-of-living increase for the people who devote their lives every day to the children of the community.

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Teamwork at Saint Croix Falls

St. Croix Falls Teachers took action when a school board agenda item caught their eye. The board was taking under consideration a proposal to eliminate a policy that has existed since 1985 that allows for staff involvement in decision-making. Through this policy, association members have been active and influential on committees dealing with insurance, quality […]

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Janesville teachers applaud school board vote to scrap teacher ‘merit pay’ system linked to Educator Effectiveness program

The Janesville Education Association applauded a unanimous decision by the school board this week to scrap a system that tied teacher compensation to the state’s Educator Effectiveness program. Janesville Education Association President Dave Groth, a science teacher at Janesville Parker High School, said the JEA looks forward to working collaboratively with school district administrators and board members “to create a teacher compensation system that is fair, predictable and rewards loyalty to the district and professional development to ensure the children in Janesville school district have the best professional educators.”

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