teachers unions

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    Nurses Union Battle is Bigger than Mission Hospital

    North Carolina is in the middle of a union battle at Mission Hospital in Asheville. On September 4, 2020, The Daily News reported on the union ballot initiative’s potential implications across the state. Brian Gordon reported for the Jacksonville newspaper: “You definitely know that it’s bigger than just the hospital,”…
    Brenee Goforth, September 8, 2020
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    NCAE adopts controversial “raised fist” image

    I’m not sure what to make of the raised fist image that the N.C. Association of Educators now uses on their social media pages.  It has an Antifa vibe.
    Terry Stoops, January 28, 2019
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    NCAE plans “walk-ins” on April 27

    Teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District will participate in a “walk-in” today because they are scared of competition from charter schools and want more money. According to one active member, the North Carolina Association of Educators has scheduled a statewide “walk-in” on April 27 for largely…
    Terry Stoops, February 17, 2016
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    NCAE staff participates in “walk-in”…to their HQ

    “Walk-in” organizers, the NC Association of Educators, proudly walked into their headquarters building today……as a group…wearing red…far away from an actual public school.
    Terry Stoops, November 4, 2013
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    NEA pitches plan to create a friends/enemies list

    New Business Item #3 at the 2012 Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly of the National Education Association (NEA) NEA shall investigate and then compile a list of individuals and corporations who contribute $250,000 or more to “super pacs” and additional activities. The list shall include companies and products they…
    Terry Stoops, July 2, 2012
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    Nonunion teacher advocates

    Education Week notes that nonunion teacher advocacy organizations are on the rise. In general, the groups’ origins, goals, and purposes remain diverse, and their work continues to evolve. Where the groups seem to converge, though, is that their members are gradually becoming involved in conversations about policy, ranging from…
    Terry Stoops, September 12, 2011