BTU News Updates
When does this year's salary increase take place? A 3% salary increase for all BTU members takes effect on November 1, but as our paycheck cycles vary by job category and within job category (whether or not we get paid over the summer), the timing of the pay raise differs and is as follows:Teachers on the 22-paycheck cycle will see their raise in their fifth check, on November 7. It will be a partial raise as the pay cycle overlaps date of the raise.
This animated feature on school privatization stars little Timmy, a kindergartner who likes his public school. Timmy gets a confusing lesson in corporate education reform, starting with the rightwing mantra "Public Schools have failed."
In the first week of December the Boston Globe detailed the comeback of the citywide marching band at English High School. What a great story! "The uniforms finally arrived a week before Thanksgiving. It was a big moment for the fledgling English High School marching band, believed to be the first at a Boston public high school in about four decades.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Happy Holidays! Please join us for the BTU Children's Holiday Party. This event is sponsored by the BTU Social Committee. Join us for:
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
THE NEW EDUCATOR Underground: An event for new and early career educators in the Boston Teachers UnionFriday, January 9, 2015 • 4:00-7:00 pm at the BLARNEY STONE1505 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester (Fields Corner), MA 02122Come:
Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Youth Career Workshop: Propa City Community Outreach is hosting VISIONS: The Youth Career Workshop & Fair on January 10 at the BTU.