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September 21, 2015

It’s Not Right That I Have to Pay Hundreds to Keep My Job

This letter to the editor originally appeared in PennLive on September 18, 2015.  As a fellow teacher in the Central Dauphin ...

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August 17, 2015

Pension Reform to Protect my Kids

I chose teaching because I enjoy interacting with students and helping them learn.  My science classes show students that ...

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April 6, 2015

Trapped: One Teacher’s Story

Frank is a high school teacher in Lackawanna County who has been frustrated with the NEA’s support of abortion ...

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November 14, 2014

One Unwelcome Election Result: Union Used My Name to Endorse Candidate Without Permission

I was the first person in my immediate family to complete a college degree, when I graduated from a small ...

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August 11, 2014

If I’m Trusted With Children, Trust Me to Make My Own Union Choices

Ask a teacher about their best memory and I guarantee they’ll get a little sappy. I love being in ...

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December 18, 2013

I Retired Early: Here’s Why

It’s no secret to fellow educators that I do not agree with much of the Pennsylvania State Education Association’...

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November 15, 2013

Do You Need Union Liability Insurance? One Teacher’s PSEA Experience

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October 23, 2013

I Could No Longer Back NEA Support of Abortion Groups, Politics

I have been a middle school math and special education teacher for six years. After nearly all that time in ...

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September 17, 2013

Grant Non-Union Teachers Freedom to Associate

I’m a public school librarian in Dauphin County and former elementary school teacher. I decided to quit my union ...

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