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Teacher shortage worsening; HSTA advocates for higher pay

Teacher shortage worsening; HSTA advocates for higher pay

Board of Ed and superintendent say they are ready to address the problem

HSTA’s efforts to raise awareness about the teacher shortage during the campaign for the constitutional amendment paid off, as the head of BOE’s Human Resources Committee even quoted from an HSTA campaign commercial and said it’s “concerning” that tens of thousands of students are taught every day by unlicensed teachers.

  Friday, November 16, 2018  /  Number of views (1254)
HSTA joins Marriott boycott as hotel strike drags on

HSTA joins Marriott boycott as hotel strike drags on

Teachers union will not use Marriott facilities until strike is settled

"We have joined the ‘One Job Should Be Enough’ campaign.  By signing on to this campaign, we are committed to not using any Marriott Hotel  because of the strike and we are encouraging our members to do the same,” HSTA President Corey Rosenlee wrote.

  Friday, November 09, 2018  /  Number of views (367)
Con Am illuminated school funding crisis

Con Am illuminated school funding crisis

Gov, schools superintendent call for more school resources, better pay

Even though the state Supreme Court blocked voters from deciding on the constitutional amendment to better fund our schools, the HSTA’s Con Am campaign helped focus attention on chronic public school underfunding, low teacher pay and the negative consequences those problems have on students.

  Friday, October 26, 2018  /  Number of views (299)
State Supreme Court invalidates Con Am proposal; HSTA continues fight to improve schools

State Supreme Court invalidates Con Am proposal; HSTA continues fight to improve schools

"We are disappointed with the Supreme Court ruling and extremely grateful to thousands of teachers, parents and public school supporters who worked so hard to campaign for the Con Am," said HSTA President Corey Rosenlee.

  Friday, October 19, 2018  /  Number of views (475)
Parent and children’s groups back constitutional amendment

Parent and children’s groups back constitutional amendment

Allies of education fight back against misleading criticism of proposal

A coalition of parents, children’s and community groups spoke in favor of a constitutional amendment Thursday, as some county government and business leaders made misleading complaints about the proposal.

  Thursday, October 04, 2018  /  Number of views (800)
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