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Statement from IEA President Kathi Griffin regarding court ruling in fair...

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Education Association (IEA) released the following statement regarding the Seventh Circuit Court’s decision in the Mooney vs. IEA case. In light...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: District 228 educators, community, IEA members to rally for...

Wear blue and stand in support of BHS-D228-JFA bargaining team ahead of mediation session.
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New teacher contract agreement means big wins for Mendota elementary students,...

MENDOTA – Tonight, the Mendota Education Association (MEA) elementary and middle school teachers officially got a new contract. The MEA voted to ratify the...
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Decatur support personnel support DFTA walkout

DECATUR – The following quote can be attributed to Decatur Educational Support Personnel Association President Dawn Clark: “The Decatur Educational Support Personnel Association wants the...
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Decatur Education Association stands with teaching assistants

DECATUR – The following quote can be attributed to Decatur Education Association (DEA) President Chrissy Petitt: “The Decatur Education Association stands united with the Decatur...
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Mendota Education Association and Board of Education reach tentative agreement, strike...

MENDOTA – The following statement is attributable to MEA Co-Vice Presidents Brandon Scheppers and Rachel Sabin and Board President Sean Pappas: “The Mendota Elementary School...
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Mendota teachers file unfair labor practices after district threatens teachers, tries...

MENDOTA – On Tuesday, the Mendota Education Association (MEA) filed two unfair labor practices (ULP) with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board (IELRB) against Mendota...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Statewide #RedforEd day in support of Mendota, Addison and...

Wear red and share pictures on social media using the hashtags #MendotaMatters #ATA4Kids #StandWithCTU #IFTStrong
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With strike date looming, hundreds of teachers, community members and parents...

ADDISON – The Addison Teachers’ Association (ATA) will be rallying with community members for a fair contract this evening. The rally comes two days before...
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Mendota Board of Education walks out of bargaining session, cancels Sunday’s...

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...

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...

 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...

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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Murphysboro teachers to hold prayer vigil to pray for our students,...

MURPHYSBORO – The Murphysboro Education Association (MEA) will host a prayer vigil at Town Center Park (1850 Walnut St., Murphysboro) on Wed., Oct. 9....

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