March 14, 2019 at 4:09 pm

Teachers, do you know your rights?

Despite the rights of teachers being restored in the Janus v. AFSCME decision, many are unaware of what these rights are. Teachers are also hearing a lot of misinformation concerning the Janus decision and what it means for them. The Teacher Freedom project has created a Declaration of Educator Association Rights to empower educators so they can make well-informed decisions about union membership. Informing and empowering teachers will help prevent their freedoms from being stifled. Sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date on your rights and how to exercise them.

News & Legislative Updates

Standing Up to Goliath

Read an interview with teacher Rebecca Friedrichs, author of "Standing Up to Goliath" on why she decided to resign from union membership and leadership.

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Proposed teacher licensing changes rebuild roadblocks

After years of effort, Minnesota’s teacher licensing system was overhauled with the adoption of a four-tiered licensure system in 2017. These reforms brought effective improvements to a badly broken and complex licensing system.

But several legislators have proposed changes to the newly adopted licensing rules in the House (HF 1329)…

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Teachers: Your salary and benefits won’t be affected if you aren’t members of the union

Yesterday we shared a video made by teachers for teachers addressing a misconception about union membership and job security.

Another mistaken belief is that an educator’s compensation or health insurance will be in jeopardy if he or she isn’t a union member. Both salary and benefits are provided by the…

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