District, teachers negotiating as new school year nears
September 2, 2020
Of The New Era
Sweet Home School District and teachers union leaders are facing off over classroom safety and other issues as opening day for the new school year approaches.
Union leaders maintain that “teachers working at home is the safest way to provide quality distance learning to our students at this time.”
They’re also concerned about the whether the district’s technology can handle the demands of online schooling and whether the real issue is trust, union President Elizabeth Hunt said.
Supt. Tom Yahraes and School Board members say they expect teachers and support staff to...