Johanna Brenner interviews Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) President, Elizabeth Thiel, about how their union proposes to solve a staffing crisis in the schools, maintain in-person instruction, and address students’ unprecedented social and emotional needs that have arisen from the covid pandemic. The teachers’ campaign for “time to get it right” proposes innovative solutions, based in their experience as educators. Yet PPS administration is resisting their ideas. Read more here about their compaign: The Time to get it Right.
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