ETA Submits Letter to Everett Papers

ETA President Kim Auger has submitted a Letter to the Editor to all three Everett newspaper companies seeking more balanced coverage of our ongoing concerns with the school administration. The letter is here in full. Please share this message widely on social media so that your friends and relatives have a better understanding of what’s going on in our district.

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Open Meeting Laws

Over the past several weeks, many community members, parents and faculty have asked about Massachusetts Open Meeting Laws and Public Comment.

According to the Office of Attorney General Maura Healey, Although public participation is entirely within the chair’s discretion, the Attorney General encourages public bodies to allow as much public participation as time permits.”

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What's going on at the Parlin School?

On Monday, September 17th, the Everett School Committee held a meeting which started with a 30 minute presentation on the Action Plan for the Parlin School. The mismanagement of the school has resulted in large class sizes, retaliation against teachers and substantial turnover. The Parlin now boasts, on average, the largest class sizes in the district. Read more.

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Everett Teacher's Association
Downloading Google Drive

We would like to remind everyone that ANY documents you have on your school google drive account can be accessed by administration.

It has come to the attention of the ETA that the administration is creating email accounts for new employees and granting access to the google drive files of former employees including worksheets, lesson plans, and unit materials. 

If there is anything on your Google Account that is private and you do not want to grant unlimited access to, please make sure you download those materials from your account and delete them from your drive. This includes your evaluations.

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Negotiations 2018

The proposals presented by administration on Thursday, May 17 for the new contract are the most egregious proposals submitted in the last 45 years. They include a 0% increase in pay and come with 103 layoffs, 67 of which are teaching positions. The links below include the administration proposals, a comparison of those proposals with the current contract, and the current 2015-2018 contract.

Administration Proposals

Side-by-Side Comparison with Current Contract

Current Contract

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