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Posts tagged as “United Teachers of Wichita”

Teachers union members to be proud of

When we observe the actions of teachers, we're correct to wonder if they're acting as citizens, or as teachers representing their school districts, or as union members, or in some other role.

Wichita teacher labor kerfuffle illustrates the problem

A dispute over teacher working conditions in USD 259, the Wichita public school district, provides a window into the workings of the public school system and its problems. There is a way out, but it's not happening in Kansas.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Monday February 14, 2011

Today: KRA guide to elected officials; Wichita Eagle voter guide; campaign signs; Rasmussen polls; organ recital; funny campaign stuff; Wichita teachers union contract; what public sector union leaders think; city council candidates to meet; politicians' Top 10 Promises Gone Wrong.

In Wichita, public school teacher working conditions are an issue

Larry Landwehr, president of United Teachers of Wichita, the union for Wichita public school teachers, recently addressed the board of USD 259, the Wichita public school district, regarding teacher morale and working conditions.

Now that the district and the teachers union have reached an agreement on a contract, Landwehr said it's time to look at other issues, those not part of the contract negotiations.

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