Articles tagged with: MEA

07 February 2014

Dr. Phil Long - Medford Schools Superintendent

Posted in Five on 5

NBC 5's Craig Smullin speaks with Medford School District Superintendent Dr. Phil Long about the ongoing teacher strike and costs associated with getting schools open again.

06 February 2014

Where is the Medford School District getting substitute teachers?

Written by Joe Camarlinghi, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Classes are canceled Friday and if there's no deal Saturday, no classes Monday either. Tuesday the school district plans to have students back in class, with substitute teachers bu ...

06 February 2014

Medford teachers strike as both parties plan to meet again Saturday

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

At 6 o'clock Thursday morning, Medford teachers took to the picket line. The marathon negotiation session which started Wednesday morning at 9am lasted for 21 hours before the strike deadline. From ...

06 February 2014

Superintendent Dr. Phil Long discusses contract negotioations thus far

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford School District Superintendent Dr. Phil Long discuses contract negotations thus far and how the teacher strike affects the district's schools.

06 February 2014

District says they're prepared if strike continues into next week

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- With the Medford teachers strike underway school is cancelled Friday and Monday. But Julie Evans, Director of Elementary Education for Medford School District, said they've been wor ...

06 February 2014

Parents speak about concerns over strike

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford School District says they're cancelling school Friday and Monday to get substitute teachers up to speed. So, there's frustration and confusion among parents. One of tho ...

06 February 2014

Superintendent and MEA President emotional as strike begins

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- This is an emotional day for both teachers and administrators. As bargaining members left the district offices in the early morning hours the situation brought both parties to tears ...

06 February 2014

Medford Education Association's emotional reaction to strike

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford Education Association President Cheryl Lashley's emotional reaction this morning to their decision to strike.

06 February 2014

Superintendent Dr. Phil Long discusses the teacher strike

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford School District Superintendent Dr. Phil Long spoke with us live this morning about the Medford Education Association's decision to strike.

05 February 2014

Medford family feels heat from the strike

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford Education Association President Cheryl Lashley said in a press conference Wednesday night that the union is willing to negotiate with the district until 5:59 Thursday mornin ...