Category «Teachers»

Arkansas Supreme Court Rejects Teacher Union Appeal

Today, the Arkansas Supreme Court issued an opinion affirming a circuit court’s dismissal of the lawsuit filed by the Pulaski Association of Classroom Teachers (PACT) and the Pulaski Association of Support Staff (PASS) against Dr. Tom Kimbrell, Education Commissioner, and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), among others, for Dr. Kimbrell’s decision to order the Pulaski …

Why is Teacher Health Insurance so Expensive?

As you may have heard, there’s a pretty significant debate going on at the state capitol this week with regards to public school employee health insurance rates. Teachers and other public school employees will see a significant increase in their plan premiums for 2014, while state employees, who have always enjoyed significantly lower rates, will …