Articles tagged with: Medford School District

14 February 2014

Teacher strike to drag into next week

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford School District and teachers will not meet again with mediators until Tuesday. It's a sign of what's been a grueling and emotional week for both sides.   On Thursday ni ...

13 February 2014

Teacher contract negotiations go downhill

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- What looked like promising negotiations between union teachers and the Medford School District took a turn for the worst Thursday night. Both sides aired their grievances at a joint ...

13 February 2014

No deal; Medford teachers and the district to resume talks Tuesday

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Any sense of optimism in ending the Medford teachers strike, ended Thursday. After another day of negotiating, both sides were not able to find common ground. The district says they ...

12 February 2014

Substitute teacher speaks out about class during strike

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A Medford elementary school substitute teacher is speaking out about allegations by teachers and students that there is little-to-no learning going on in Medford classrooms during t ...

12 February 2014

Medford Police investigate spanking allegation at Washington Elementary

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- One substitute at Washington Elementary was not in the classroom Wednesday. He quit but we don't know exactly why. We do know he was being investigated for allegedly spanking a stud ...

11 February 2014

Back in class, some Medford students unhappy

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- On Tuesday, some Medford High School students walked out of class alleging that little to no learning was happening in classrooms. This, on the first day kids went back to school wi ...

11 February 2014

Parent volunteers say it was "chaos" inside schools

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- As students came back to school today, they and their parents are getting caught in the cross hairs of the Medford School District teacher's strike. Parent volunteers shared what ha ...

09 February 2014

Substitutes prepare for class Tuesday; Teachers and students uneasy

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Buses were loaded with hundreds of substitute teachers Sunday. Student, Pascal-Jumeax Brasseaur and teachers rallied around the school district to see who will be filling in start ...

08 February 2014

No deal: Teacher contract negotiations continue

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford School District and the Medford Teacher's Association wrapped up negotiations again Saturday and say that they still cannot agree. The M.E.A. and the district have bee ...

07 February 2014

Cost analysis of opening schools during a strike

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- So just how much is it costing the district to bring in substitute teachers if it comes down to that? The district says the roughly 600 MEA union teachers normally cost the district ...