Philadelphia Federation Of Teachers Urges Letters To Mayor, Education Leader To Demand For COVID Testing, Pause On In-Person LearningThe Philadelphia Federation of Teachers is urging its members to write letters to the mayor and the school board to urge for various resources, from PPE to assistance to COVID testing.
Philadelphia School District, Teachers' Union Reach Tentative Agreement On New ContractThe deal comes just two hours shy of the Philadelphia teachers' union contract expiring.
Students, Parents At Science Leadership Academy Excited To Return To In-Person LearningA sight and sound not seen in more than a year-and-a-half: excited students heading back into a school building without the boundaries of virtual learning.
Philadelphia Students To Remain Virtual As Mediation Process Between School District, Teachers' Union On Phased Reopening Nearing EndThe school board just announced the mediation process between the Philadelphia School District and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers on the phased reopening is nearing an end.
Union Tells Philadelphia Teachers Not To Report To School On Monday Over Safety Concerns Of BuildingsThe Philadelphia Federation of Teachers are in a standoff with the Philadelphia School District over the safety of school buildings.
'We Have A Public Health Crisis': National Teachers' Union Reveals Plan To Address Asbestos Remediation In Philadelphia SchoolsThe American Federation of Teachers is demanding answers and better results as Philadelphia continues to struggle with asbestos concerns in schools.
Leaders Looking To Appoint Third Party To Address Asbestos Concerns In Schools Following Lawsuit Against Philadelphia School DistrictOn Tuesday, the teachers' union filed its first lawsuit against the school district over the issue.
Philadelphia Public School Teachers To Vote On New ContractTeachers have been working four years without a contract.
Two Sides Inch Closer To Finally Getting Teachers Contract: 'The Needle Is Moving'Negotiators are making progress, says Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan.
City Council Tries To Gauge How Close Philadelphia Teachers Are To New ContractCity Council members had little luck on Wednesday in their effort to gauge progress in the long-running negotiations between the Philadelphia teachers union and the school district.
City Council Looks At Why It's So Hard To Hire, Keep Teachers In PhiladelphiaIt's been four years since Philadelphia teachers had a raise. Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan says that's making it hard to attract talent.
Supreme Court Rules Philly SRC Did Not Have Power To Scrap PFT ContractPennsylvania's highest court has ruled that the Philadelphia School Reform Commission did not have the power to cancel its teachers contract two years ago.
Jordan Wins Re-election As President Of Phila. Federation Of TeachersThe votes are in for the leadership of one of Philadelphia's most influential unions.
Pa. Supreme Court To Rule On SRC Effort To Void Teachers' ContractThe state Supreme Court is going to take up the issue of whether the School Reform Commission had the power to cancel its teachers contract.
Philadelphia Teachers, Activists Demanding More State Money For SchoolsPhiladelphia teachers are heading for Harrisburg today to press their case for more state funding.