Missouri State Teachers Association http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Teachers Unions Gear Up To Oppose Proposals On Hiring, Firing http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/teachers-unions-gear-oppose-proposals-hiring-firing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An initiative petition to change the rules under which Missouri educators can be hired and fired hasn’t been certified for the ballot yet, but teachers unions already have their battle lines drawn.</span></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 22:07:53 +0000 Dale Singer 35875 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Teachers Unions Gear Up To Oppose Proposals On Hiring, Firing Educators working with sponsor on fix for "Facebook" law http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/educators-working-sponsor-fix-facebook-law <p>A group of educators led by the Missouri National Education Association says its confident it can strike a deal with lawmakers to settle confusion over a new state law governing how students and teachers interact using social media like Facebook.</p> Tue, 23 Aug 2011 22:10:39 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1928 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Educators working with sponsor on fix for "Facebook" law Missouri State Teachers Association sues Mo. over social networking law http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-state-teachers-association-sues-mo-over-social-networking-law <p>Mo. Gov. Nixon signed <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/11info/BTS_Web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&amp;BillID=4066479">SB54, also known as the Amy Hestir Student Protection Act,</a> into law in July - <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-outlaws-student-teacher-facebook-friendship">making national news</a> regarding some of the bill&#39;s provisions on educators and social media.</p><p>Now the law is being challenged in court by the Missouri State Teachers Association.</p> Fri, 19 Aug 2011 20:09:02 +0000 Kelsey Proud 1909 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri State Teachers Association sues Mo. over social networking law