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KS Teacher's Union Objects to Bill that Limits Bargaining

Karen GodfreyKNEA President Karen Godfrey speaking to reporters. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

The union representing Kansas teachers says its members were prevented from offering their opinion on a bill that affects unions. The measure would scale back some of the mandatory bargaining rights of teachers. Currently, the negotiations process between the union and a school district includes lots of items, like how teachers are evaluated and the process for firing a teacher. This bill would limit what’s required to be negotiated to just a handful of items. KPR's Stephen Koranda has more.


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