Articles tagged with: Medford

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 ...

07 February 2014

Delving into the details of teacher contract negotiations

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- On Friday, picketers gathered once again outside the Medford School District offices for day two of the teacher strike. Saturday at 9 a.m. is the last day teachers and the Medford S ...

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 ...