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Decatur Education Association says assistant superintendent’s contract shouldn’t be extended, give him failing grade

DECATUR – Leaders of the Decatur Education Association (DEA) said Monday they do not want the Decatur School Board to extend the contract of...
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IEA to represent Wood Dale teacher denied birth leave before Illinois Supreme Court

SPRINGFIELD – On Wed., Jan. 22, the Illinois Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Margaret Dynak vs. Board of Education Wood Dale School...
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Statement from District 228 teachers on tentative agreement

MIDLOTHIAN – The following is a statement from the Bremen High School District 228 Joint Faculty Association (BHSD228-JFA) President Greg Fitch on the tentative agreement reached with the Bremen High...
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District 228 teachers set strike date, plan community meetings

MIDLOTHIAN– The Bremen High School District 228 Joint Faculty Association (BHSD228-JFA) set a strike date for Mon., Jan. 27. At this time, there are...
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Ball-Chatham education support professionals will rally, pack the school board meeting after contract negotiations...

CHATHAM – Members of the Ball-Chatham Education Support Professional Association (BCESPA) and supporters plan to speak ahead of tonight’s Ball-Chatham Community Unit School District...
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Op-Ed: Illinois Education Association President responds to ProPublica Illinois and the Chicago Tribune report...

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Education Association (IEA) today released the following op-ed from IEA President Kathi Griffin: "A Nov. 19 article published by ProPublica Illinois...
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High school student detained by ICE, local educator starts fundraiser

CRYSTAL LAKE – Illinois Education Association member Sara Huser started a GoFundMe page to raise money for the fight to free her student from...
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IEA calls for end to seclusion rooms, workgroup to study solutions that value safety,...

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Education Association (IEA) said Wednesday the practice of using seclusion rooms – where students are placed alone in a room...
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District 228 teachers publicly post offer after contract negotiations stall, take initial step toward...

MIDLOTHIAN – The members of Bremen High School District 228 Joint Faculty Association (BHSD228-JFA) submitted the organization’s last contractual offer to the Illinois Educational...

Illinois Education Association wins Emmy for IEA Teacher Stories

CHICAGO – The Illinois Education Association (IEA) last weekend won an Emmy at the 61st Annual Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy Awards. The IEA won for...

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