Sunday, November 15, 2009

Candlelight Vigil for Education

The Washington Teachers' Union is holding a Candlelight Vigil for Education on Tuesday, November 17th, at 6:00 pm at the African American Civil War Memorial. Please join us in taking a stand for our young people.


Anonymous said...

another waste of UNION time... you should be negotiating the contract! Come on people!! What does a vigil do for you?

Anonymous said...

Good that finally we have a WTU blog that is official...good resources, good blog links, this is something promising.

I am a new DCPS teacher and it just makes me feel so depressed and embarrased when other people talk down and comment about DCPS teachers in other blogs...they have to realize that not all of us feel the same way at all times as the author of that blog.

As a new teacher I still believe that there are many of us DCPS teachers who are hopeful that things are going to change for the better very soon, with the right leadership, right policies, and good partnerships in place.

Anonymous said...

The WTU shares your concern for a new contract and no more delays. The chancellor unilaterally ended negotiations in August, just at the point when we were close to a tentative agreement. Tell the chancellor to return to the table and to start bargaining in good faith.

Teacher Blogger said...

While we welcome everyone to share your thoughts, kindly refrain from representing the WTU. Our blog will provide and will comment with true and factual information to our readers.

Anonymous (6:55), This is incorrect information. This is not what has occurred in negotiations. No one should attempt to explain what is happening at the negotiations table.

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