Posts Tagged “teachers”

Remote learning in Lyons SD 103

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Remote learning in Lyons SD 103

Remote learning in Lyons SD 103 Board approves plan for teachers to remain home By Steve Metsch Teachers in Lyons School District 103 will be allowed to teach remotely until numbers regarding the coronavirus pandemic are down to what is considered safer levels. In a rare unanimous vote, the seven members of the school board…

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Argo teachers, board at odds

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Argo teachers, board at odds

Argo teachers, board at odds Teachers remotely argue their case during meeting By Steve Metsch Five teachers at Argo Community High School shared their dissatisfaction with ongoing contract talks during a recent meeting of the School District 217 board. The five addressed the board from remote locations via a video screen set up in Room…

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Pritzker signs bill raising minimum teacher salaries to $40,000 to address statewide teacher shortage

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Pritzker signs bill raising minimum teacher salaries to $40,000 to address statewide teacher shortage

Pritzker signs bill raising minimum teacher salaries to $40,000 to address statewide teacher shortage Taking another step to address the statewide teacher shortage, Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation today raising teachers’ minimum salary to $40,000.   “As Illinois children head back to school this week and next, this new law says to them and their…

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Great teachers are hard to find

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Great teachers are hard to find. Chicagoland schools in the city and the suburbs are deficient and not doing their jobs. A major responsibility falls on the teachers, whoa re not doing enough, and the excessive focus and resource commitments to school administrations. Cut the administrations and grade teachers for their work By Ray Hanania…

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