Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Community forum debates Question 2

Community forum debates Question 2

By Dan Curtin
October 18, 2016
Filed under Archives, Campus News, Headlines, News, Scrolling Headlines

Students, faculty and members of the community met Tuesday night in the Integrative Learning Center to discuss the benefits and ramifications regarding Question 2, and how the voting this November will impact public and charter schools going forward. Question 2 is a proposal on whether or not to increase the ro...

Unions rally over recent concession proposals

Unions rally over recent concession proposals

By William Keve
October 22, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

The Cape Cod Lounge was filled with worker’s rights advocates during the All-Union Contract Action Rally on Wednesday. Attendees filled the most of the first floor of the Student Union. Members from all campus unions, which represent nearly 6,000 workers at the University of Massachusetts,...

Teacher still fighting for reinstatement after protests

By Katherine Clark
October 10, 2012
Filed under Campus News, News

Teachers and students at the University of Massachusetts are still fighting to reinstate School of Education lecturer Dr. Barbara Madeloni after she received a letter of nonrenewal last spring. The nonrenewal came after Madeloni announced her active involvement involved in the protesting of a...

University to educators: resist the TPA and you’ll pay

By Billy Rainsford
September 25, 2012
Filed under Columns, Opinion

When students in the University of Massachusetts’ teacher training program in the School of Education learned last spring they would be required to undergo a new assessment of teaching skills to gain their licenses, they weren’t quite sure what to make of it. The assessment, called the Teacher Performanc...