JCTA http://wfpl.org en Anti-Union Group 'Pleased With Progress' In Teachers Contract, JCPS School Board Votes Tonight http://wfpl.org/post/anti-union-group-pleased-progress-teachers-contract-jcps-school-board-votes-tonight <p>Leaders from Kids First Louisville—<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/kids-first-launches-radio-ad-targeting-louisville-teachers-union-contract-deal">one of the groups that have criticized the Jefferson County Teachers Association</a>—now say they’re pleased with progress the district and union have made on the new teachers' contract, which will be voted on by the school board Wednesday night.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 6141 at http://wfpl.org Anti-Union Group 'Pleased With Progress' In Teachers Contract, JCPS School Board Votes Tonight JCTA Sending Mailers Asking Members To Vote On New Contract http://wfpl.org/post/jcta-sending-mailers-asking-members-vote-new-contract <p>The Jefferson County Teachers Association is sending mailers this week, asking its member to vote on the tentative contract agreement reached between the union and the school system.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">JCTA and district officials have spent the last few weeks updating contract language that hasn’t been changed since 2005.</span></p><p>JCPS and the union were under increased pressure from Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday and community groups that have criticized the union contract, saying it has&nbsp; prevented students from reaching their full potential.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 19:45:45 +0000 Devin Katayama 5990 at http://wfpl.org JCTA Sending Mailers Asking Members To Vote On New Contract