Miami-Dade, Broward teachers unions: ‘We deserve to go back to safe schools’

WPLG 10 | Hatzel Vela | September 16, 2020 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – United Teachers of Dade and the Broward Teachers Union representatives accused state and school district authorities on Wednesday of negligence and recklessness for rushing to reopen schools without investing in the implementation of safety measures during the coronavirus pandemic. Karla Hernández-Mats, the president […]

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Pinellas teachers, district make no progress on ‘simultaneous’ teaching

Tampa Bay Times | by Jeffrey Solochek | September 14, 2020 Ongoing concerns over placing in-person and online students in the same classes brought representatives from the Pinellas County school district and the teachers union to the bargaining table Monday. They spent much of their two-hour session disagreeing about the definition of the problem, with […]

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Palm Beach County CTA President, Justin Katz

Teachers union head: Remove HR chief for ‘shameful’ job performance

The president of the county’s teachers union has fired off a demand that the school district’s Human Resources chief be removed from his job for what the union leader described as a “shameful and intentional refusal” to set up a process for employees with health concerns to seek permission to work remotely when campuses reopen.

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Union Leader Says Leon County Teachers Are Overwhelmed And Resigning

WFSU | by Gina Jordan | September 9, 2020 Reporting a successful first week of school, the Leon County School Board met Tuesday evening to approve a budget amendment for 2019-20 and talk about the district’s response to COVID-19. About half of the district’s students returned to the classroom while the rest chose online learning. […]

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