Teachers should have input in what happens in the classroom
The Wisconsin Education Association Council applauds a proposal announced today to allow teachers and school staff to negotiate with our employers in areas such as school conditions and what happens in the classroom. The following comments can be attributed to Peggy Wirtz-Olsen, a teacher and WEAC president:
“Educators believe the freedom to join together for our students and each other is a right we definitely should have.
“To make sure students continue to have the best teachers, Wisconsin needs leaders who will show respect for educators. The power to negotiate will allow educators to better prot
“Educators need the collaboration that negotiating with our employers affords, now more than ever, because currently the professi
“This bill will pave the way for educators to have a say in our schools. We’ll keep giving 110 percent because our students are counting on us. We’re counting on Wisconsin legislators to make it legal again for educators to negotiate with our employers.”