Results tagged with 'Bob Peterson'
Published July 28, 2011
In a letter sent to its membership and to the media today MTEA president Bob Peterson said that more than 52 percent of teachers voted against concessions and as a result the union will not re-open talks with Milwaukee Public Schools in an effort to trim layoffs.
Published July 27, 2011
Updates about the SOS March and a related two-day educators' conference in Washington D.C., this weekend have been all over Twitter and Facebook for months now. The Save our Schools March & National Call to Action runs July 28-31 and centers on the march in Washington, that will attract everyone from actor Matt Damon to edu-pundits Diane Ravitch and Jonathan Kozol and many more.
Published July 19, 2011
Although the MTEA has repeatedly said it would not enter into negotiations with MPS to change the contract that both sides agreed upon last year (and which runs through 2013), the teachers' union recently sent out a survey to its members on the matter. On Friday, MPS superintendent Dr. Gregory Thornton wrote his own open letter to MTEA members.