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Mendota Board of Education walks out of bargaining session, cancels Sunday’s bargaining session

Hundreds of community members, teachers, parents to rally on Sunday MENDOTA – After a few hours of bargaining, and before reaching a deal, the District 289...
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Addison teachers file intent to strike notice, pave way for strike

ADDISON – The Addison Teachers’ Association (ATA) filed its intent to strike notice with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board (IELRB). The notice allows...
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Mendota teachers set up hotline, urge community to call board and tell them to...

MENDOTA – The Mendota Education Association (MEA) launched a hotline community members can use to call the District 289 Board of Education (BOE) at 1-844-311-3378. ...
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Mendota Strike Update: Board refuses to meet with Mendota teachers, students could be out...

MENDOTA — Mendota Education Association (MEA) held a press conference this morning to urge community members to call on Mendota School District 289 Board of...
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Mendota elementary and middle school teachers declare strike, start picket line

MENDOTA – This morning, the Mendota Education Association (MEA) declared a strike after negotiations stalled with the Mendota School District 289 Board of Education...
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New contract agreement means big wins for Murphysboro students, public education

MURPHYSBORO– Tonight the Murphysboro Education Association (MEA) officially got a new contract. The MEA voted to ratify the contract on Wed., Oct. 9, and...
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New Berlin teachers vote no confidence in Supt. Ehrman

NEW BERLIN – Today, the New Berlin Education Association (NBEA) is asking New Berlin Community Unified School District #16 (CUSD #16) Supt. Adam Ehrman...
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Addison Teachers’ Association votes to authorize strike

ADDISON – Today, the Addison Teachers’ Association (ATA) voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. The ATA tallied the count this evening. The vote gives...
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Video calls Superintendent Chris Grode’s motives into question, suggests Grode not being honest with...

MURPHYSBORO– Video clips from Murphysboro School District 186 Board of Education (BOE) meetings contradict recent public statements made by Superintendent Chris Grode and financial information...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Statewide #RedforEd day in support of Murphysboro teachers

Wear red and share pictures on social media using the hashtag #ISupportMurphyTeachers. Red ribbons will be tied around trees in downtown Murphysboro in support of Murphysboro teachers.

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Contact: Bridget Shanahan
Media Relations Director
Bridget.Shanahan@ieanea.org
708.341.4361