Wisconsin schools firing more teachers under new collective bargaining laws

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

School districts are firing more teachers since new collective bargaining laws eliminated job protections granted by union contracts three years ago, according to the state’s teachers’ union and school board association.

It’s unclear how many teachers have been let go since nobody tracks it, but representatives from both the Wisconsin Education Association Council and the Wisconsin Association of School Boards said there has been a noticeable increase in contract non-renewals and terminations.

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