Last night, six of the seven members of the Madison Metropolitan School Board voted to delay changes to new layoff procedures for educators — insisting district administrators and the teachers’ union work out a compromise. Board Vice President Ali Muldrow abstained from the vote. The local teachers union — Madison Teachers Incorporated or M-T-I — […]
Members of Madison Teachers Inc. and the union face huge challenges as the beginning of the school year approaches. First there is the question of when and how to open schools safely. Second, there is the issue of properly funding the schools, including the new costs associated with protecting students and teachers from the virus. […]
It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! How do we support, protect and defend public education? Today sub host Bert Zipperer talks with Doug Keillor, executive Director of the Madison Teachers Inc (MTI) to discuss the state of public education, teacher unions, the 50 year history of MTI.