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Posted October , 2015

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UTD members led by Secretary-Treasurer Karla Hernandez-Mats speak out against over testing in Washington before the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

The Miami Times
ALC CBC 2015 Weekend Recap
by:  Myya Passmore | 9/23/2015, 2:43 p.m.

This year’s 45th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Congressional Black Caucus attracted 10,000 attendees and South Floridians were surely represented.

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UTD Members Attend Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.

Posted September 17, 2015

The Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is the leading public policy conference for African American educators, leaders, lawmakers and concerned citizens who want to engage in challenging conversations about civil and social justice.  

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Posted September 8, 2015 at 8:41 PM

Teachers, paraprofessionals, clericals and security monitors voted today to ratify their contract with Miami-Dade County Public Schools. This represents the earliest the two parties have reached agreement in nearly ten years and includes provisions to use performance pay for teachers in the future, minimal changes to healthcare costs, and modifications to specific contractual provisions. 

YES: 9197 – 61%

NO:  5823 – 39%

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