Media Watch

The Myth of the New Orleans School Makeover

Before the storm, the New Orleans public school system had suffered from white flight, neglect, mismanagement and corruption, which left the schools … [Read More...]

Bedtime Stories for Young Brains

Children whose parents reported more reading at home and more books in the home showed significantly greater activation of brain areas in a region of … [Read More...]

If Teachers Were Treated Like Pro Athletes

What if teachers were treated like pro athletes? That’s the premise behind this spot-on “Key & Peele” sketch. In the clip, the comedic duo reports … [Read More...]

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BTU Latest News

Teacher Reassignment Process: Random, With No Concern for Matching Skills with Needs

Approximately 190 teachers received the following letter assigning them as a “Suitable Professional Capacity Teacher” until another more “suitable” … [Read More...]

Collective Bargaining Committee Seeks Members

The negotiating season for our successor contract is almost upon us, and we are seeking members for a newly-constituted Collective Bargaining … [Read More...]

Last Chance: Apply to Be a Building Rep Regional Leader

Have experience as a Building Rep? Looking for an opportunity to expand your leadership in the union? Apply to become a Building Rep Regional Leader … [Read More...]

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History Committee Meeting

Please join us on Monday, August 31 from 4:30-6:30 PM at Jobs with Justice (3353 Washington Street … [Read More...]

Back to School Fair Planning Meeting

Please join us on Wednesday, September 2 from 4:30-6 PM at the BTU. … [Read More...]

Visual and Performing Arts Committee Meeting

Please join us on Thursday, September 10 from 4:30-6:30 PM, location TBD. … [Read More...]

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