All posts tagged "teachers unions"

  • Government
    800-plus Teachers Exit Clark County Education Association

    (NPRI) – Las Vegas, NV – Over 800 teachers have left the Clark County Education Association since February 2012, according to information NPRI has obtained from the Clark County School District. In February 2012, 11,406 CCSD teachers were listed as CCEA members. Currently, only 10,590 teachers are CCEA members, a decrease of 816...

  • Government
    Unions Attack CCSD For Releasing Public Information

    There’s a public-records subplot to NPRI’s efforts to let CCSD teachers know they can leave the Clark County Education Association from July 1-15. Almost a month ago, NPRI requested the work e-mail addresses for all teachers in the Clark County School District under NRS 239, Nevada’s public-records law. In part, NRS 239.010...

  • Government
    Nevada Taxpayers Association Cites Concerns With Teachers’ Margin Tax Petition

    (Sean Whaley) – The Nevada Taxpayer’s Association has identified several concerns with an initiative petition to impose a margin tax on Nevada businesses filed by the state teachers union, including the title. The “Education Initiative” outlining how the 2 percent tax on companies making more than $1 million in gross revenues should more...

  • Government
    Teachers Union Leaders Awarded Double-Digit Raises

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – The economy is booming, haven’t you noticed? If not, you must not be a member of a government employee union. The local teachers union, the Clark County Education Association, has awarded its President and Vice President 14% pay raises, from $90,000 to $103,000, according to sources. The...

  • Opinion
    Grading Our Educators

    (Ryan Hamilton) – Hypocrisy is usually a big betrayal of a person’s argument. If someone tells you not to do something and go ahead and do it themselves, you won’t be very likely to give them credence when they tell you not to do it. There is no bigger hypocrite in the...