Posts Tagged ‘WTU’

Photos: Furlough Day Rally

Lawsuit Filed as WTU Election Fiasco Gets Personal

Who, exactly, is in charge of Washington Teachers’ Union?
Current president George Parker’s term ended Thursday—at least as far as the union’s constitution is concerned. On July 1, new officers were supposed to take office. But the elections that would have determined who started a new three-year term then were never held—and now WTU’s leadership is [...]

D.C. Teachers ‘Livid’ About Union Election Debacle

The end is near for George Parker’s term as Washington Teachers’ Union President – but he doesn’t seem to think so. The WTU Elections Committee has accused Parker of withholding documents that would allow the committee to conduct new elections. These documents include nominating petitions, union membership lists, and union dues reports. Under the WTU’s [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Social Climbing Edition

Vanity Fair's new profile of Sally Quinn is out, and it's chock-full of less-than-flattering details about the "star journalist [and] superstar hostess." The piece has plenty of details about Quinn's fraught relationship with the Bradlee family and her infamous final "The Party" column,  but it's most notable for its digs at her much ballyhooed social [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Can DCPS Heat Its Classrooms?

Almost as awesome as the real Arenas' twitter posts, FakeShanahan writes via Twitter yesterday:
"Wait a minute. Clinton Portis is on this team?"
"Wow DC is as cold as Denver. I don't see what the big difference is going to be. Oh yeah, all the losing."
"I'm ironing my clothes for tomorrow's Press Conference [...]