Caucus of Working Educators

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Mike DeNardo
April 15, 2020 - 1:34 pm
As federal stimulus checks start arriving, teachers in the Philadelphia area are being asked to turn theirs over for fellow school staffers who don't get paid as much. And so far, more than 60 teachers have done just that. Read more here.
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PFT president Jerry Jordan (at far right) watches ballots counted at the Doubletree Hotel in Center City.
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Mike DeNardo
February 26, 2020 - 4:29 pm
Members of Philadelphia's teachers union have reelected their longtime president, Jerry Jordan, to a fourth term. He survived a challenge from the union's progressive wing. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
November 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
The progressive wing of Philadelphia's teachers union has introduced its slate of candidates to run against longtime president Jerry Jordan's team. Read more here.
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Philadelphia school maintenance workers are watching out for faulty equipment after a parent says his young son suffered an electrical burn at school.
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Mike DeNardo
January 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of activist teachers is bringing Black Lives Matter Week back to Philadelphia schools next month. Members of the Caucus of Working Educators, an activist teacher group, started the week two years ago around a week of lessons on racial justice. Teacher Ismael...
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