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Lake Country Calendar
BCTF wants significant funding boost from provinceOnce again the B.C. Teachers’ Federation is urging provincial legislators to fo
BCTF wants significant funding boost from province
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 13 hours ago
Once again the B.C. Teachers’ Federation is urging provincial legislators to follow through on their own previous recommendations to increase public education funding. On Sept. 21, B.C.TF president Glen Hansman appeared before the B.C. Legislative... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
BCTF wants significant funding boost from provinceOnce again the B.C. Teachers’ Federation is urging provincial legislators to fo
BCTF wants significant funding boost from province
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 14 hours ago
Once again the B.C. Teachers’ Federation is urging provincial legislators to follow through on their own previous recommendations to increase public education funding. On Sept. 21, B.C.TF president Glen Hansman appeared before the B.C. Legislative... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Annual Conference to plan next steps in campaignGreen will give a keynote speech on Sunday afternoon at 2pm. Other speakers at
Annual Conference to plan next steps in campaign
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Green will give a keynote speech on Sunday afternoon at 2pm. Other speakers at the conference include Australian teachers' leader Maurie Mulheron, who is President of the New South Wales Teachers’ Federation.© Scoop Media More>>9 Golds -... Read more
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Daily Liberal
CUTTING CLASSon top of $300 million already forgone through the now-abandoned original Gonsk
CUTTING CLASS
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
on top of $300 million already forgone through the now-abandoned original Gonski agreement. Dubbo organiser for the NSW Teachers Federation Duncan McDonald said scrapping the Gonski model is set to cost Australian schools $3.9 billion in 2018... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Gender policy generates some strange bedfellows on Buffalo School BoardPamela C. Brown, who enjoyed the support of the then-majority, a group that als
Gender policy generates some strange bedfellows on Buffalo School Board
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Pamela C. Brown, who enjoyed the support of the then-majority, a group that also maintained close ties with the Buffalo Teachers Federation. Then, in 2014, control of the board flipped to a majority that supported reforms such as charter... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo schools gender identity policy makes for unusual alliancesPamela C. Brown, who enjoyed the support of the then-majority, a group that als
Buffalo schools gender identity policy makes for unusual alliances
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
Pamela C. Brown, who enjoyed the support of the then-majority, a group that also maintained close ties with the Buffalo Teachers Federation. Then, in 2014, control of the board flipped to a majority that supported reforms such as charter... Read more
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Hamilton News
Creative schools? Good luck with thatjust something that happens briefly in grades 3,6, 9 and 10. Earlier this year
Creative schools? Good luck with that
Hamilton News / Posted 3 days ago
just something that happens briefly in grades 3,6, 9 and 10. Earlier this year Sam Hammond, the president of the Elementary Teachers' Federation in Ontario, said that the tests are determining the majority of class content. School has become a... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Arbitrator favors teachers in cosmetic surgery rider disputethe district and teachers haven't been able to agree on a new contract. An arb
Arbitrator favors teachers in cosmetic surgery rider dispute
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 4 days ago
the district and teachers haven't been able to agree on a new contract. An arbitration decision released by the Buffalo Teachers Federation Tuesday says the board didn't have the authority to change the contract following the impasse. Buffalo... Read more
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The Age
How to get a scholarship in two minutesrisk behaviour. The ad for government scholarships advertised on Alert Force.
How to get a scholarship in two minutes
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
risk behaviour. The ad for government scholarships advertised on Alert Force. Photo: Alert Force The President of the NSW Teachers Federation, Maurie Mulheron, said he was concerned about the capacity of the NSW government to regulate the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Arbitrator rules Buffalo School Board can’t get rid of cosmetic surgery rider without negotiationsLewandowski determined last week that such a move would violate the collective
Arbitrator rules Buffalo School Board can’t get rid of cosmetic surgery rider without negotiations
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
Lewandowski determined last week that such a move would violate the collective bargaining agreement with the Buffalo Teachers Federation. “While it is understandable that the parties may be frustrated by their long-standing failed attempts... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisonersUnions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against th
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisoners
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Unions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against the Baird government's plans to privatise the work of prison teachers. Art classes provided the only bright spot in prison life for Jayde Farrell. "Nothing great comes out... Read more
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The Young Witness
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisonersUnions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against th
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisoners
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
Unions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against the Baird government's plans to privatise the work of prison teachers. Art classes provided the only bright spot in prison life for Jayde Farrell. "Nothing great comes out... Read more
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Western Advocate
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisonersUnions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against th
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisoners
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Unions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against the Baird government's plans to privatise the work of prison teachers. Art classes provided the only bright spot in prison life for Jayde Farrell. "Nothing great comes out... Read more
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Daily Liberal
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisonersUnions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against th
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisoners
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
Unions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against the Baird government's plans to privatise the work of prison teachers. Art classes provided the only bright spot in prison life for Jayde Farrell. "Nothing great comes out... Read more
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The Border Mail
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisonersUnions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against th
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisoners
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Unions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against the Baird government's plans to privatise the work of prison teachers. Art classes provided the only bright spot in prison life for Jayde Farrell. "Nothing great comes out... Read more
10 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisonersUnions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against th
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisoners
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Unions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against the Baird government's plans to privatise the work of prison teachers. Art classes provided the only bright spot in prison life for Jayde Farrell. "Nothing great comes out... Read more
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WA Today
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisonerswhen he was in the army, was reduced on appeal and he was released two years ag
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisoners
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
when he was in the army, was reduced on appeal and he was released two years ago. Unions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against the Baird government's plans to privatise the work of prison teachers. Unions say... Read more
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Canberra Times
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisonerswhen he was in the army, was reduced on appeal and he was released two years ag
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisoners
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
when he was in the army, was reduced on appeal and he was released two years ago. Unions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against the Baird government's plans to privatise the work of prison teachers. Unions say... Read more
10 related stories
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Brisbane Times
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisonerswhen he was in the army, was reduced on appeal and he was released two years ag
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisoners
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
when he was in the army, was reduced on appeal and he was released two years ago. Unions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against the Baird government's plans to privatise the work of prison teachers. Unions say... Read more
10 related stories
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The Age
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisonerswhen he was in the army, was reduced on appeal and he was released two years ag
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisoners
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
when he was in the army, was reduced on appeal and he was released two years ago. Unions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against the Baird government's plans to privatise the work of prison teachers. Unions say... Read more
10 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisonerswhen he was in the army, was reduced on appeal and he was released two years ag
NSW teachers fear downgrading of education for prisoners
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
when he was in the army, was reduced on appeal and he was released two years ago. Unions across NSW including the NSW Teachers Federation are rallying against the Baird government's plans to privatise the work of prison teachers. Unions say... Read more
10 related stories
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The North West Star
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversightthat Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversight
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
that Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high risk behaviour. The President of the NSW Teachers Federation, Maurie Mulheron, said he was concerned about the capacity of the NSW government to regulate the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversightthat Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversight
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
that Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high risk behaviour. The President of the NSW Teachers Federation, Maurie Mulheron, said he was concerned about the capacity of the NSW government to regulate the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversightthat Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversight
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
that Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high risk behaviour. The President of the NSW Teachers Federation, Maurie Mulheron, said he was concerned about the capacity of the NSW government to regulate the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversightthat Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversight
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
that Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high risk behaviour. The President of the NSW Teachers Federation, Maurie Mulheron, said he was concerned about the capacity of the NSW government to regulate the... Read more
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The Young Witness
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversightthat Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversight
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
that Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high risk behaviour. The President of the NSW Teachers Federation, Maurie Mulheron, said he was concerned about the capacity of the NSW government to regulate the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
How to get a scholarship in two minutesthat Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high
How to get a scholarship in two minutes
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
that Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high risk behaviour. The President of the NSW Teachers Federation, Maurie Mulheron, said he was concerned about the capacity of the NSW government to regulate the... Read more
7 related stories
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Western Advocate
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversightthat Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversight
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
that Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high risk behaviour. The President of the NSW Teachers Federation, Maurie Mulheron, said he was concerned about the capacity of the NSW government to regulate the... Read more
7 related stories
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The Border Mail
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversightthat Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high
VET: Private colleges spruik taxpayer-funded scholarships with minimal oversight
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
that Alert Force has been targeting vulnerable students or is engaging in high risk behaviour. The President of the NSW Teachers Federation, Maurie Mulheron, said he was concerned about the capacity of the NSW government to regulate the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo’s superintendent aims to diversify schools’ facultyways that higher education institutions can support the teaching needs of the u
Buffalo’s superintendent aims to diversify schools’ faculty
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
ways that higher education institutions can support the teaching needs of the urban school district. And the Buffalo Teachers Federation is stepping in to jumpstart its own “Grow Your Own” teacher program to improve educator diversity in the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
What being a Big Sister meansgovernment's direct intervention - six lawyers - two for the board, and two eac
What being a Big Sister means
Sarnia Observer / Posted 15 days ago
government's direct intervention - six lawyers - two for the board, and two each for the intervenors - the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario and the Ontario Attorney General's office. Talk about a David and Goliath situation. This is... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. schools to add protections for LGBTQ students in anti-bullying policies60 public school districts in B.C. already have policies that address homophobi
B.C. schools to add protections for LGBTQ students in anti-bullying policies
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
60 public school districts in B.C. already have policies that address homophobia or gender identity, according to the B.C. Teachers’ Federation. Richmond and Abbotsford are among B.C. cities that lack specific LGBTQ protections. Richmond School... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Teachers, students feeling the heat: UnionThe union representing public elementary school teachers is calling on the prov
Teachers, students feeling the heat: Union
Sarnia Observer / Posted 16 days ago
The union representing public elementary school teachers is calling on the province to address the negative impact that heat and humidity have on teaching and learning conditions, as well as safety. “Elementary school classrooms are the least likely... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Teachers, students feeling the heat: UnionThe union representing public elementary school teachers is calling on the prov
Teachers, students feeling the heat: Union
Chatham Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
The union representing public elementary school teachers is calling on the province to address the negative impact that heat and humidity have on teaching and learning conditions, as well as safety. “Elementary school classrooms are the least likely... Read more
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CTV News
B.C. schools told to include sex orientation and gender ID in anti-bully plansadvisor position to help districts and private schools develop their policies.
B.C. schools told to include sex orientation and gender ID in anti-bully plans
CTV News / Posted 16 days ago
advisor position to help districts and private schools develop their policies. Glen Hansman, president of the B.C. Teachers' Federation, says when he was growing up as a queer youth in Ontario it wasn't safe to come out, and the new rules... Read more
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BC Local News
Sex orientation now part of B.C. anti-bullying planadvisor position to help districts and private schools develop their policies.
Sex orientation now part of B.C. anti-bullying plan
BC Local News / Posted 16 days ago
advisor position to help districts and private schools develop their policies. Glen Hansman, president of the B.C. Teachers' Federation, says when he was growing up as a queer youth in Ontario it wasn't safe to come out, and the new rules... Read more
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Daily Examiner
TAFE plans to trim property portfolioseveral bought during the 1990s TAFE boom when enrolments were skyrocketing. S
TAFE plans to trim property portfolio
Daily Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
several bought during the 1990s TAFE boom when enrolments were skyrocketing. Some are just vacant blocks of land. NSW Teachers' Federation assistant secretary Maxine Sharkey said teachers supported sales where assets were truly... Read more
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Northern Star
TAFE plans to trim property portfolioseveral bought during the 1990s TAFE boom when enrolments were skyrocketing. S
TAFE plans to trim property portfolio
Northern Star / Posted 16 days ago
several bought during the 1990s TAFE boom when enrolments were skyrocketing. Some are just vacant blocks of land. NSW Teachers' Federation assistant secretary Maxine Sharkey said teachers supported sales where assets were truly... Read more
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The Buffalo News
District, BTF talking again as union presses for quick contractBuffal teachers contract is taking center stage again, but the two sides can’t
District, BTF talking again as union presses for quick contract
The Buffalo News / Posted 16 days ago
Buffal teachers contract is taking center stage again, but the two sides can’t agree on a time line. The Buffalo Teachers Federation and district negotiators met last week and agreed to two additional meetings – one Friday and another... Read more
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New Kerala
Using teachers for non-academic work unconstitutional: SC - newkerala.com #115598in mid-session. "We command that children are given mid-term admission." The c
Using teachers for non-academic work unconstitutional: SC - newkerala.com #115598
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
in mid-session. "We command that children are given mid-term admission." The court order came on a petition by the Parent Teachers Federation which drew the attention of the court towards teachers being posted as personal assistant of the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Cash-strapped schools not equipped to teach new B.C. curriculum: union– but some school districts will not be equipped to fully implement it, accordi
Cash-strapped schools not equipped to teach new B.C. curriculum: union
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
– but some school districts will not be equipped to fully implement it, according to the union representing public school teachers. The new curriculum aims to emphasize concepts, big ideas and personalized learning over facts and rote... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
10 things to know about B.C.'s redesigned school curriculumbe wondering what the redesigned curriculum entails. For the past few years, t
10 things to know about B.C.'s redesigned school curriculum
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 18 days ago
be wondering what the redesigned curriculum entails. For the past few years, the Ministry of Education has partnered with teachers and education experts to develop a new curriculum that will make sure British Columbia's students and education... Read more
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BC Local News
10 things to know about the province's redesigned school curriculumbe wondering what the redesigned curriculum entails. For the past few years, t
10 things to know about the province's redesigned school curriculum
BC Local News / Posted 18 days ago
be wondering what the redesigned curriculum entails. For the past few years, the Ministry of Education has partnered with teachers and education experts to develop a new curriculum that will make sure British Columbia's students and education... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
10 things to know about the province's redesigned school curriculumbe wondering what the redesigned curriculum entails. For the past few years, t
10 things to know about the province's redesigned school curriculum
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 18 days ago
be wondering what the redesigned curriculum entails. For the past few years, the Ministry of Education has partnered with teachers and education experts to develop a new curriculum that will make sure British Columbia's students and education... Read more
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Northern Star
Tamara Smith announced as new state Greens spokespersonpublic education.” Ms Smith has also worked in juvenile justice settings and h
Tamara Smith announced as new state Greens spokesperson
Northern Star / Posted 18 days ago
public education.” Ms Smith has also worked in juvenile justice settings and has held a number of positions within the NSW Teachers Federation. "During the next six months I will be meeting with stakeholders from across the education sector,... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
School spending complicateda digital museum. The site not only records the history of education in B.C., b
School spending complicated
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
a digital museum. The site not only records the history of education in B.C., but also events as they happen. (Google “BC Teachers Federation online museum”). It’s a work in progress but, it’s worthwhile checking out, so you’ll know how we got... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Horizons, Teachers' Federation join togetherCobourg-based non-profit international-development agency) has joined with the
Horizons, Teachers' Federation join together
Northumberland Today / Posted 18 days ago
Cobourg-based non-profit international-development agency) has joined with the Kawartha Pine Ridge Local of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario on a new program that focuses on Guatemala. The hope is to raise the awareness of youth in... Read more
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The Age
NSW Education minister Adrian Piccoli defends Gonski funding after flat NAPLAN resultsfound support from education experts, including the Grattan Institute's schools
NSW Education minister Adrian Piccoli defends Gonski funding after flat NAPLAN results
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
found support from education experts, including the Grattan Institute's schools program director Peter Goss, and the NSW Teachers Federation. Its acting president Gary Zadkovich said "to say Gonski funding is not lifting results is like calling... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Union workers make their voices heard at Labor Day Paradelaws that will affect us for the next 30 years. Hillary Clinton or Donald Trum
Union workers make their voices heard at Labor Day Parade
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
laws that will affect us for the next 30 years. Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? Hillary. Sophia Howard Johnson, Buffalo Teachers Federation Prekindergarten teacher at Early Childhood Center School 61. How has your job changed? We’ve got more... Read more
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The Buffalo News
union workers Have their saylaws that will affect us for the next 30 years. Hillary Clinton or Donald Trum
union workers Have their say
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
laws that will affect us for the next 30 years. Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? Hillary. Sophia Howard Johnson, Buffalo Teachers Federation Prekindergarten teacher at Early Childhood Center School 61. How has your job changed? We’ve got more... Read more
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