Burlington Education Association

Monthly Archives: September 2017


BEA Members Ratify Contract

Details of accord that ended four-day strike to be released after board ratifies pactBURLINGTON – The members of the Burlington Education Association Wednesday overwhelmingly ratified a contract agreement that ended a four-day strike. Details of the accord will be released…

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Teachers: Our Vibrant City Deserves Schools Where All Students Thrive

Hundreds of Burlington residents on Sunday showed they understand the central issue is time to teachBURLINGTON – Teachers began their third day on the picket line a day after hundreds of Burlington residents gathered to demonstrate their support of schools the city’s…

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BEA to Burlington School Board: We Mean It When We Say Time for Students to Learn Matters

Teachers have sought to institute 21st Century education for years so students are prepared to pursue their dreams BURLINGTON – Despite the board’s insistence that they want to work collaboratively with Burlington’s teachers, their last offer at the bargaining table says otherwise….

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Statement from the BEA on Weekend Sports

BURLINGTON – Fran Brock, a Burlington High School history teacher who serves as president of the Burlington Education Association issued the following statement about Homecoming Weekend sports contests: “The decision on whether to hold sporting events is entirely up to…

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Board Mischaracterizes State of Bargaining with Burlington’s Teachers

BEA President debunks board chair’s characterization of failed talks​BURLINGTON – The president of the city’s teachers’ union today pushed back strongly against the school board chairman’s characterization of yesterday’s bargaining session. “The assertion that we were ever in agreement on…

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BEA Negotiations Updates

This is a list of teachers who have resigned over the last three years according to the consent agendas from school board’s meetings. The list illustrates the high turnover rate and reflects our concerns about the working conditions in Burlington’s schools..  Related…

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Burlington Teachers to Strike Tomorrow

Mayor’s involvement fails to convince board to reach contract agreement that stems exodus of teachers and gives teachers tools to work more closely with studentsBURLINGTON – Members of the Burlington Education Association will go on strike tomorrow morning as a last-minute call…

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