Teachers’ Union Uses Huntley High Newspaper to Blame Board

The Huntley High students came up with two “original” ideas: The Board of Education should negotiate the way the union wants them to. Blame Larry Snow for the teachers’ decision to strike. That’s the gist of what got published in … Continue reading

Teachers’ Union Uses Huntley High Newspaper to Blame Board

The Huntley High students came up with two “original” ideas: The Board of Education should negotiate the way the union wants them to. Blame Larry Snow for the teachers’ decision to strike. That’s the gist of what got published in … Continue reading

IEA Union Newsletter Facts Sound More Like Wish Fulfillment

If you are one of those skeptical individuals who think teachers’ union leaders are sometimes less than truthful, here’s evidence to put your mind at ease. All you have to do is read page 24 of the final signed Huntley … Continue reading

IEA Union Newsletter Facts Sound More Like Wish Fulfillment

If you are one of those skeptical individuals who think teachers’ union leaders are sometimes less than truthful, here’s evidence to put your mind at ease. All you have to do is read page 24 of the final signed Huntley … Continue reading

Huntley Teacher Union Leaders Sign Contract

Finally. After a strike and more than a month of trying to renegotiate terms of the contract the teachers overwhelmingly ratified, the union co-presidents for Huntley’s teachers signed the contract. Not that Julie Hunter and Kim Aschenback really wanted to. … Continue reading

Huntley Teacher Union Leaders Sign Contract

Finally. After a strike and more than a month of trying to renegotiate terms of the contract the teachers overwhelmingly ratified, the union co-presidents for Huntley’s teachers signed the contract. Not that Julie Hunter and Kim Aschenback really wanted to. … Continue reading

Huntley Teacher Union Leader Julie Hunter Makes Out Well

There’s good reason Huntley Co-President Julie Hunter led her teacher friends on strike. It looks like she wanted to make sure she got a lot higher salary than what was in the Board’s last best and final offer. You can … Continue reading

Huntley Teacher Union Leader Julie Hunter Makes Out Well

There’s good reason Huntley Co-President Julie Hunter led her teacher friends on strike. It looks like she wanted to make sure she got a lot higher salary than what was in the Board’s last best and final offer. You can … Continue reading

No Indication Huntley School Board Will Meet with Teachers’ Union This Week

It does not appear that the Huntley District 158 School Board is going to meet with leaders of the Huntley teachers’ union this week, as requested. The board has two committee meetings Thursday night, but union Co-Presidents Kim Aschenbach and … Continue reading

No Indication Huntley School Board Will Meet with Teachers’ Union This Week

It does not appear that the Huntley District 158 School Board is going to meet with leaders of the Huntley teachers’ union this week, as requested. The board has two committee meetings Thursday night, but union Co-Presidents Kim Aschenbach and … Continue reading

No Mandatory Loss of Accreditation for Huntley If Strike Days Not Made Up

An interesting thing happened at last Thursday night’s Huntley school board meeting. First, Superintendent Burkey was unable to attend the meeting, being at a Superintendents’ meeting of Large Unit District Association officials. So, second in command Terry Awrey was in … Continue reading

No Mandatory Loss of Accreditation for Huntley If Strike Days Not Made Up

An interesting thing happened at last Thursday night’s Huntley school board meeting. First, Superintendent Burkey was unable to attend the meeting, being at a Superintendents’ meeting of Large Unit District Association officials. So, second in command Terry Awrey was in … Continue reading

Ratification of Huntley Contract Doesn’t Stop More Teacher Union Demands

When does it end? When will the Huntley Education Association sign the contract their members overwhelmingly approved? Not for at least a week, it appears. The Huntley teachers union apparently sent the Board of Education this email on Thursday: From … Continue reading

Ratification of Huntley Contract Doesn’t Stop More Teacher Union Demands

When does it end? When will the Huntley Education Association sign the contract their members overwhelmingly approved? Not for at least a week, it appears. The Huntley teachers union apparently sent the Board of Education this email on Thursday: From … Continue reading

Huntley School Teacher Union Contract Still Unsigned

I wonder what’s up with the delay in the Huntley Education Association’s officers not signing the contract they negotiated. Has there been a revolt of the union’s membership since it overwhelmingly approved the contract and ended the strike? In the … Continue reading

Huntley School Teacher Union Contract Still Unsigned

I wonder what’s up with the delay in the Huntley Education Association’s officers not signing the contract they negotiated. Has there been a revolt of the union’s membership since it overwhelmingly approved the contract and ended the strike? In the … Continue reading

Have the Co-Presidents Signed the Huntley Teachers Contract?

I have been waiting for official news the teachers actually signed off on their new contract. Something about its not official until there are signatures on the signature page. Apparently not. Hmmm. The union wanted tentative agreements signed so the … Continue reading

Have the Co-Presidents Signed the Huntley Teachers Contract?

I have been waiting for official news the teachers actually signed off on their new contract. Something about its not official until there are signatures on the signature page. Apparently not. Hmmm. The union wanted tentative agreements signed so the … Continue reading