Posted on June 5, 2012

Yet ANOTHER Emergency SDEA Board Meeting Tonight Prepares for Concessions, Removes Camille Zombro from Charter Organizing Position

On the heels of an emergency SDEA Board meeting he called just this past Friday, SDEA President Bill Freeman called yet another emergency Board meeting tonight. At tonight’s meeting, the Board explicitly voted to prepare for concessions in exchange for layoffs, and is planning to appoint a bargaining team after Rep. Council tomorrow evening (while … Continue reading

SDEA Pre-Concessions Survey Has Serious Problems

Stories about the survey have been pouring in over the past few days about the member phone survey that SDEA is conducting. Here are a few highlights about the procedural problems with the survey: The questions were supposed to be approved by the SDEA Board before the survey launched. They were not. The SDEA Board … Continue reading

Guest Blog Post-Open Letter from a Laid Off Teacher

An open letter from a laid-off teacher By Shelly Steely History Teacher Muirlands Middle School Today, I attended the informational meeting at the Ed Center held by the district for laid-off employees. We were instructed to attend by last name; however, I wanted to get all of the information as soon as possible because there … Continue reading