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Gary teachers union forum part of AFT Day of Action

GARY | The Gary Teachers Union joined a nationwide effort to support and promote public education, and the effort kicked off Monday with a panel of educators, politicians and local leaders focusing on ways to improve public education.

December 09, 2013 9:00 pm
RICH JAMES: Republicans continue to target Indiana's teachers

RICH JAMES: Republicans continue to target Indiana's teachers

Finally, someone said it.

November 03, 2013 8:15 pm
Glenda Ritz touts grassroots approach

Glenda Ritz touts grassroots approach

HOBART | Glenda Ritz told dozens of teachers, administrators and other supporters in Northwest Indiana she never wrote a concession speech.

September 29, 2013 7:07 pm Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: I am proof that public education is not a failure

YOUNG VOICES: I am proof that public education is not a failure

It seems that across the country, public schools are being attacked and teachers are being vilified. Politicians champion aggressive reform that essentially dismantles public education in order to replace it with a privatized education systems.

October 08, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Teach unions don't act in students' interest

GUEST COMMENTARY: Teach unions don't act in students' interest

Despite a stated interest in professionalism and student achievement, American teachers unions have been unable or unwilling to wean themselves from dependence on government privilege, much of it exclusive. And as a result, their existence and welfare as an organization take precedence over …

July 21, 2012 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: ISTA is still crying wolf over education reforms

ANDREA NEAL: ISTA is still crying wolf over education reforms

In Chicago, teachers are poised to go on strike over a pay metric they think is unfair, longer school days they’d rather not work, and class sizes they consider unreasonable.

June 06, 2012 12:00 am
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