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General News    H2'ed 3/4/18

Florida: Senate Approves Bill to Punish Teachers' Union

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'This is an outrage. At a time when teachers in Parkland proved that they are braver than armed guards, the Florida Senate struck a blow at the union that represents the state’s teachers. O ne senses the ugly hands of Jeb Bush and Patricia Levesque, behind the scenes. The provision  singled out teachers among all unions and There is  already a decertification process in state law that would allow teachers to disband a union if they were unhappy with the representation. “It’s not right that we say teachers are the only ones we are going to punish!' 

WHAT TO DO:? Dr Ravitch says: ”Maybe it is time for a statewide teachers strike in Florida. The articulate students at Parkland should speak out for the teachers who saved their lives. Name the bill for the teachers who lost their lives shielding students.Start a fund to defeat the senators who voted for this bill. I want to contribute.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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