Missouri NEA 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 Mo. NEA President Chris Guinther Talks K-12 Funding & Common Core In Exit Interview http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-nea-president-chris-guinther-talks-k-12-funding-common-core-exit-interview <p>Chris Guinther&nbsp;is wrapping up her final month as President of the Missouri chapter of the National Education Association. She’s led the teachers’ union since 2007, and will return to the classroom full-time at Francis Howell schools in St. Charles.&nbsp; St. Louis Public Radio’s Marshall Griffin sat down with Guinther recently, where she talked about the challenges she says are facing Missouri’s public schools:</p><p></p><p><strong><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">Some good news that reflects positively on Missouri’s public schools</span></strong></p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Marshall Griffin 27968 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. NEA President Chris Guinther Talks K-12 Funding & Common Core In Exit Interview