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Avoca teachers hold rally for a fair contract, issue warning about programming cuts

WILMETTE – Tonight teachers and other supporters plan to gather at a safe social distance just before the Avoca School District 37 Board of...
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Greenville community comes together, sets up free childcare for educators during COVID-19

GREENVILLE - The Greenville Education Association (GEA) worked with Greenville First Christian Church and Greenville University to set up the Education Connection, which provides...
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Minooka Teachers push to continue remote learning after Will and Grundy Counties see COVID-19...

MINOOKA – Tonight the Minooka Education Association (MEA) President Dave Barney will speak at the board meeting and encourage the Minooka Community High School...
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Unions and Management Organizations Release Guidance for Teacher Evaluations

Joint Statement from the Illinois Education Association, Illinois Federation of Teachers, Illinois Association of School Administrators, and the Illinois Principals Association on Guidance to...
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Harvey Educators to distribute 2,000 bags of supplies to community members in need

HARVEY – The Harvey Education Association (HEA) will be holding a community drive-thru to distribute supplies like hand sanitizer, masks, disinfectant wipes and other...

“Big Jim” stood tall for education employees, students and working families

During his four terms as Illinois Governor, Jim Thompson acquired a deserved reputation as a builder. His legacy includes scores of crucial roads, bridges...
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Joint statement from the IEA and the IFT: Unions File Amici Brief in Sangamon...

SPRINGFIELD –The Illinois Education Association (IEA) and the Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT) filed a joint amicus brief in support of a motion for preliminary...
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Burlington teachers hold car rally for student safety, raise concerns about school district’s return...

BURLINGTON – Tonight, teachers, community members, students and parents plan to gather in their cars and “honk to have their voices heard” at a...
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North Clay Educators Demand Fair Contract, Supports for Students

LOUISVILLE – After months of failed negotiations, the North Clay Education Association (NCEA) is calling for the North Clay Community Unit School District #25...
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Riverside Brookfield High School teachers, parents, students will rally tonight to advocate for full-remote...

District still does not have official return-to-learn plan, less than one week until school starts RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Brookfield Education Association (RBEA) plans to rally...

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