(Minneapolis, MN) — White teachers will be laid off first, regardless of experience and tenure, under Minneapolis’ teachers contract. The agreement is part of a new contract starting in 2023 between the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and Minneapolis Public Schools. The language in the contract says it’s an effort to avoid layoffs to a teacher who is “a member of a population underrepresented.” Several conservative groups have threatened to sue the union on the basis of discrimination.
Threats Of Lawsuits After New Minneapolis Teacher Contract
By Ashley Hanley|2022-08-17T06:39:14-05:00August 17th, 2022|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!