Harlem Teachers Strike

At this time there is still no agreed upon contract between Harlem Board of Education and the Harlem Federation of Teachers.

There will be no school or activities tomorrow, Thursday, August 23, 2007.


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  • by pam on Aug 23, 2007 at 07:40 AM
    Please investigate and get the facts. Duluca raise past 2 years 6% and 10%. Teachers 0 then 1 then 1.5%. When a teacher states their salary it includes their pension so when you say 50,000$ about9.5 % is a self funded pension. Most of the public does not realize that. The school board of Harlem has to understand the importance of a strong school dist.Poor school dist.will affect housing, taxes, population of your community. Where did Duluca come from? The college he left before coming to Harlem went bankrupt under his leadership. Does Harlem want that? He said that he did not stop the teachers insurance. Ask the teachers about the letter they got in the mail today. He does not sit at the bargaining table why? They have to go find him every time they have a ? Harlem Dist. is 11 mil.in the black, and getting 6 mil.more than ever before in 2007/8 from Il. Harlem look at your school board and super.Is this who you want running your district.talk Facts signed not a teacher not harlem reside
  • by Kelly Location: Loves Park on Aug 22, 2007 at 04:09 PM
    Why does Pat DeLuca always have a smirk on his face. I have also heard through the grapevine that after the teacher's strike ends that the start times for the Harlem School District will go as they wanted before all the other stuff started. They are supposedly changing start times in the middle of the school year.
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