Lois Wiener, lecturer in Education at New Jersey University and proponent of the vital role of teacher unions, speaks to REWT supporters via Skype.
The voting has started. The ‘yes’ side has the full machinery of the union working in its favour (e.g. the STBU Executive in D12, Toronto, flooded the schools with a 4 page “vote yes” broadsheet on Friday). REWT and like-minded “no” campaigners start at a disadvantage, having to catch up via face to face discussions, word of mouth, Facebook, Twitter and blogs like these. And, of course, we have good arguments and good materials. Here are some of them
- A simple comparison chart of what we had at the end of our last negotiated contract in August 2012 in relation to what is on offer now, followed by a Q & A.
- An excellent, stylishly written piece by Toronto teacher, Rob Scott