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Teachers rally at the Education Center on their fifteenth day of strike Friday, Feb. 2.

Teacher contract resolution nearly reached after nightlong bargaining

Kerri Huang, News managing editor February 2, 2024

After bargaining through the night, the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) and the Newton School Committee are “extremely close” to settling a contract, according to an email sent out by the committee...

Union members rally at the Education Center, holding up signs and chanting, to protest for a fair contract Thursday, Feb. 1.

Teacher strike reaches two full weeks as contract negotiations continue to progress

Emma Xiao, Aanya Vishwanath, Kerri Huang, and Maddie Ngo February 1, 2024

As the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) strike extends into its fourteenth day Thursday, Feb. 1, resulting in the tenth consecutive day of canceled school, negotiations remain in progress between the...

Union members and supporters gather at the Education Center to rally for a fair contract Wednesday, Jan. 31.

Teacher strike continues for fourteenth day amid contentious contract negotiations, budget disputes

Evie Mace, Features editor February 1, 2024

As negotiations continue between the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) and the Newton School Committee, the terms of the new teacher contract are being hashed out in a contentious debate. The NTA and committee,...

NTA members rally at City Hall on the eleventh day of strike Monday, Jan. 30.

Union educators face pay uncertainty as teacher strike continues

Izzy Chapman, News editor January 30, 2024

Despite not working for the last eight school days due to the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) strike, union educators are slated to receive their biweekly paycheck tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 31.  According...

Union members gather at NTA rally in front of City Hall Thursday, Jan. 25.

Teachers’ strike marks seventh day with progress in ongoing negotiations

Kerri Huang January 25, 2024

Members of the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) continued to picket Thursday, Jan. 25, their seventh day of strike, reporting progress at the negotiation table following their mediation session yesterday.  Negotiations,...

Students attend NTA rally at City Hall on their day off from school Monday, Jan. 22.

Teacher strike unleashes disruptions in students’ academic, extracurricular lives

Savannah Bond, News editor January 22, 2024

Four days into the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) strike, students grapple with widespread disruptions in school life due to the union’s ongoing civil disobedience and the subsequent shutdown of school...

School committee chair Matt Hills defends board's actions

School committee chair Matt Hills defends board's actions

Max Kozlov September 8, 2014

by Maxwell Kozlov Throughout July, the School Committee met in executive session, meetings closed to the public, to discuss superintendent David Fleishman’s plagiarism after hearing allegations against...

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