Teachers Stopped Assigning Homework Because of Contract Negotiations
A labor dispute between the Twin Rivers School District Teachers Union and the district has led to no homework for students at Hillside Elementary.
The 1,500 members of the union will not be doing any work outside of their paid hours. Meaning any non-paid work like advising clubs and groups, or grading homework in the evening will no longer be happening.
The teachers are upset that they only received a 2 percent pay increase while administrator received 5 percent or more.
While the district has said that it understands that the union is within their rights, they’re all disappointed in the effects this might have on the students’ educational experience.
We think that maybe the students are a bit elated to not have homework.
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