Articles tagged with: Medford

03 February 2014

Teacher contract debate heats up as kids take sides

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Emotions are running high in the Medford School District on both sides of the disagreement over teacher contracts. The heated debate has spilled out of the negotiation room and into ...

31 January 2014

Sports will continue for Medford high school students

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- North Medford High's J.V. Point Guard, Brian Schireman, said news of a possible strike scared him. The school district talked about cancelling all sports if a strike were to take pla ...

31 January 2014

Medford School District to continue sports in event of a strike

Posted in Local, Sports

Medford, Ore. – The Medford School District announced Friday afternoon that it will allow its high school sports programs to operate in the event of a threatened teacher strike on February 6. The ...

30 January 2014

Breaking down contract issues

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The clock is ticking and thousands of Medford families are caught in the middle of negotiations between the Medford School District and its teachers. They still have no contract agr ...

29 January 2014

Medford School Board declares state of emergency

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. - The Medford School Board declared a state emergency on Wednesday January 29th, as it prepares for a possible strike by the local teachers union. The Board says they have passed sever ...

28 January 2014

Medford teachers in negotiations with the district again Tuesday night

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Bargaining teams from the Medford Education Association and the school district are in discussions right now here at Central Medford High School.This time around they are being join ...

27 January 2014

Teachers, parents & students rally for support

Written by Natalie Hurd, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford Education Association says if a contract agreement is not made by February 6th, teachers will strike. District Superintendent Dr. Phil Long said he wants a resolution, ...

27 January 2014

Medford School District to use substitutes if teachers strike

Posted in Local

On Monday night the Medford Education Association (MEA) held a rally at the district offices during an executive school board session. Over the weekend, the teachers association gave the Medford Sch ...

26 January 2014

Medford School District works to keep schools open in anticipation of strike

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- In a press release sent out by the Medford School District Sunday, Superintendent Dr. Phil Long detailed the districts plans in the case the Medford Education Association (MEA) does ...

25 January 2014

Medford teachers set strike date

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --  The Medford Education Association will be sending the Medford School District an official ten-day strike notice on Monday. An official strike will begin on February 6 at 6 am. In ...