The president of United Teachers of Wichita has been caught on video expressing thoughts that can't be comforting to Wichita parents with children in the state's largest school district.
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Kansas National Education Association, the state's teachers union, opposes a bill that empowers teachers.
A bill requiring teachers union to stand for retention elections each year would be good for teachers, students, and taxpayers.
If Wichita public school teachers seem to be unhappy with their pay, there’s a reason why.
In a pitch to increase union membership, United Teachers of Wichita promotes an exclusive benefit: The ability to read the employment contract.
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.
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.
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Kansas legislative forums are designed for citizen participation, but taxpayer-funded agencies appeared, too.
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.