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Community members, teachers plan to pack school board meeting, ask board members to give...

NEW BERLIN – Several parents, community members and teachers all plan to speak in support of recently dismissed teacher and former New Berlin Education...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Community rally in support of New Berlin teachers

WHAT: Community rally to support the New Berlin Education Association (NBEA) WHEN: Thurs., July 2, 6 p.m. WHERE: New Berlin High School (300 W. Ellis, New Berlin) NOTE: Community members,...
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New Berlin Board of Education retaliates against teachers’ union

NEW BERLIN – Today New Berlin Education Association (NBEA) Co-President Tonya Delaney released a statement denouncing the actions of the New Berlin Community School...
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Illinois Federation of Teachers and Illinois Education Association Reacts to ISBE’s In-Person Instruction Guidelines

Today, IFT President Dan Montgomery and Illinois Education Association President Kathi Griffin released a joint statement in response to ISBE’s 2020-21 school year transition...
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New poll shows Illinois parents have exceptional view of public educators

First education-related COVID-19 poll reveals parents are more concerned about their child’s education than financial issues, access to food and social distancing SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois...
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District 205 educators’ unions organize massive snack giveaway for students in need

DOLTON – The Faculty Association of District 205 (FAD205) in conjunction with the Union of Support Staff (USS) will be giving a truckload of...

Statement of IEA President Kathi Griffin on deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Aubery and...

SPRINGFIELD – Please attribute the statement below to IEA President Kathi Griffin, in regard to the recent deaths of George Floyd while being taken...

Message from IEA President Kathi Griffin

IEA Member Colleagues, I hope this message continues to find you and your loved ones in good health. I wrote to you last week to...
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IEA pushes for, helps pass legislation to protect students, educators, public schools during COVID-19...

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Education Association (IEA) worked with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, the governor’s office and other education stakeholders to...
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With threat of dozens of layoffs looming, Canton educators call for school district to...

CANTON – The Canton Education Association (CEA) will attend the Canton Unit School District 66 school board meeting tonight to urge the board to...

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