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IDOE to partner with Gary schools

IDOE to partner with Gary schools

GARY | The Indiana Department of Education has labeled the Gary Community School Corp. a high risk district, paving the way to take over its federal funds and determine how they are spent.

March 17, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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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
Teachers union leader: Reclaim promise of public education

Teachers union leader: Reclaim promise of public education

GARY | Randi Weingarten, president of the National American Federation of Teachers, encouraged Gary teachers Thursday to fight for the heart and soul of public education.

October 31, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Gary Teachers Union elects new president

GARY | The Gary Teachers Union elected a new president Thursday.

June 01, 2012 9:30 pm

Gary teachers union leader says layoffs must be shared

GARY | The president of the Gary Teachers Union contends the pain of layoffs must be shared by all employees.

May 31, 2012 10:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Make union members foot bill for reps

If you were asked to make the taxpayers pay the salary of a lobbyist for a special interest group, would you say yes? The Hammond School Board did.

March 28, 2012 12:15 am
Teachers union leaders talk viability; Hammond's O'Rourke only one paid by district

Teachers union leaders talk viability; Hammond's O'Rourke only one paid by district

Hammond Teachers Federation President Patrick O'Rourke may be the longest-serving teachers union president in the state. And he is one of few whose salary is paid by the school corporation and not through union dues.

March 24, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Schools must be more competitive

The first year of school vouchers in Indiana is seeing some major shifts in certain school districts. The loss of students means the loss of funds. 

October 17, 2011 12:00 am

New law brings major changes for local teachers unions

While several local teachers unions have settled their contracts, many are learning they have only until June 30 to get a new agreement before Senate Bill 575 takes effect.

April 23, 2011 5:00 pm

Gary schools send out surplus notices to teachers

GARY | A significant number of Gary public school teachers have received notice declaring them surplus, the president of the Gary Teachers Union said.

April 14, 2011 8:15 pm
Bennett: Limit collective bargaining

Bennett: Limit collective bargaining

Indiana's top education official, Tony Bennett, made it crystal clear he supports legislation that limits teacher collective bargaining to wages and wage-related fringe benefits.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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AFT to investigate Gary vote

The American Federation of Teachers says Carlos Tolliver was elected as the new president of the Gary Teachers Union. They said he should be sworn in July 1. Meanwhile, the union will order an investigation of the election and a subsequent re-run election.

June 30, 2010 12:00 am
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