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Adopt a Striking New Haven School

New Haven teachers are ready to go on strike May 20 for the resources our students deserve and our schools need.  But we can't do it alone. We're going to need the help and support of parents, fellow educators, friends in Labor and community allies to win this fight #ForOurStudents. Join us out on the picket lines and Adopt a Striking New Haven School! We've identified six pri ...

NHTA Sets May 20 Strike Date

New Haven Teachers Strike Set for May 20 UNION CITY – New Haven Teachers Association (NHTA) announced they will go on strike May 20. NHTA President Joe Ku’e Angeles said enough is enough – teachers are fed up with their school district’s refusal to invest in educators and to provide the resources students need to succeed.    “We are putting New Haven Unified School District ( ...

Fact Finding Report: NHUSD Can Afford the Schools Our Students Deserve

The impartial, state-appointed fact finder agrees with New Haven teachers in the report issued yesterday, which found that New Haven Unified School District has the ability to meet our demands and provide the resources our students need. The report is available here. ...

Why We're Standing #ForOurStudents

Our New Haven teachers have been negotiating with New Haven Unified School District managers, trying to agree to a fair contract that provides our students the resources and opportunities they need to succeed and that attracts and retains the best teachers for our students.   We are headed to a strike. Here’s why: Class Size. Student Support & Resources. Retain the bes ...

New Haven Unified Threatens Teachers

School board adopts union-busting resolution   At the same meeting where NHTA members pleaded with New Haven Unified school board members to support our students and provide them with the resources they deserve, the school board adopted a vicious, union-busting resolution calling for disciplinary action against teachers willing to strike to defend New Haven schools. CTA filed ...

NHTA Shines Light on District Doublespeak

Hundreds of New Haven teachers packed the New Haven Unified school board meeting last night (April 30) to spotlight the district’s hypocrisy in proposing nearly $1 million  in annual salary for four administrators while at the same time claiming there’s no money for the resources students need and to pay teachers a living wage. After a lively picket where passing cars honked i ...

Standing Together For Our Students

The 600 teachers of New Haven Teachers Association are ready to strike if necessary to fight for the schools that New Haven students deserve.  Strike Captains from every school are organizing for a potential strike in May to demand that New Haven Unified School District provide the resources that all 12,000 students need to succeed; more student supports; compensation that att ...

NHTA Social Grant Awards 2018

NHTA Social Justice Grant Awards NHTA is very pleased to describe and recognize the Fall 2018 Grant Awards. Monic Coates, Kitayama Elementary School Ms. Coates "Kimochis" program is a social-emotional educational curriculum that assists students by helping them to have a productive and powerful interactions in and out of the classroom. Jesse Reta, Cesar Chavez Middel School ...

Bargaining Update October 2018

Bargaining Update October 2018 On October 29, 2018, the Bargaining Team met with the District to establish meeting norms and discussion protocols for all sessions. NHTA and the District expressed mutual interest in working collaboratively to reach a fair and equitable settlement. Our team then outlined our goals and then introduced our 4 R's; Repair, Respect, Restore and Reple ...