Barbara Madeloni

Teachers union president decries Trump and testing

Teachers union president decries Trump and testing

MTA head urges teachers to stand up to hate -- and state assessments

BARBARA MADELONI, the president of the Massachusetts Teachers Association, had a message last week for her union’s members in the wake of the presidential election: “let all of our students and their families — but especially those who were targeted by the president-elect in his campaign — know that we will provide safe spaces, defend(...)

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Charter battle exposes rift in teachers union

Charter battle exposes rift in teachers union

Factions at odds over spending on ballot campaign, other issues

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE LEADERSHIP OF THE Massachusetts Teachers Association has vowed to fight a ballot initiative to expand charter schools with everything it has, but the issue has exposed strife within the union heading into new leadership elections in May. The MTA Board of Directors over the weekend backed away from a plan put(...)

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