"While the state scales back on testing, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is spending almost $2 million … Read more about Performance Pay = More Testing
See below for media articles related to education and union issues that are relevant to the BTU community. For stories featuring the voices of BTU leaders and members, see our BTU In the News section.
Good day. The Transfer List is Out " Deadline Friday! The deadline for application is this Friday … Read more about E Bulletin #43 2010-11
We all want what is best for our own kids,right? Bill Schechter, retired now after teaching 35 years … Read more about Inquiring Minds Want to Know: In schools the Obama and Duncan kids attend, are teacher evaluations tied to student test scores?
A warrant article is coming up for approval in May in the town of Pelham, MA which reads: Whereas … Read more about Town of Pelham, MA Leads Way to Correct Charter Funding
"Federal money also was at play: Last year, D.C. won an extra $75 million for public and charter … Read more about When standardized test scores soared in D.C., were the gains real?
The city of Detroit, despite the best efforts of its teachers and its union, has come under attack … Read more about Detroit: the Potential Dismantling of a School System
Much has been written during the Wisconsin fight about public employees, whether they make too much … Read more about Information for taxpayers: Public employees are not overpaid or over-pensioned
Last week we learned how the School Department recommended a $1.5 million grant for UP Academy … Read more about UP Academy: the Love-In Continues
Union President Richard Stutman, Superintendent Carol Johnson, and School Committee Chairperson … Read more about BTU President, BPS Supt. and School Committee Chair Attend National Conference: Advancing Student Achievement Through Labor-Management Collaboration Conference