In the final weeks of negotiations, community groups have renewed their push for reform in the teacher contract. Today, the “Our Schools Coalition,” a broad a diverse group of more than 30 citywide organizations and city leaders, of which the Alliance is a part, issued open letters to Seattle parents, teachers and school officials urging adoption of a contract that puts student’s interests first and supports teachers as professionals. View the parent letter and the letter to teachers and district officials.
Link to parent letter is http://www.ourschoolscoalition.org/documents/OSC_open_letter_parents_Aug_3_2010.pdf)
Link to teacher/board letter is http://www.ourschoolscoalition.org/documents/OSC_open_letter_Teachers_and_Board_Aug_3_2010.pdf)