Teachers Hold Thank You Rally

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford teacher strike is over.. But Saturday afternoon union members held one last rally to tell the community thank you for all of their support during the 16-day strike. Teachers said it was the Medford community members who kept them on the picket lines day after day, standing up for what … Continue reading »

Picketing Continues Across Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Picketing continued on Thursday, but instead of outside the schools, teachers were found across Medford in an effort to drum up support. Hundreds of members and supporters of the Medford Teachers Association began in the morning on the sidewalk on Barnet Road in South Medford. Then, the picketers moved on to city … Continue reading »

Medford District on First Day of Class

Medford, Ore. —   On the first day of classes since the Medford School District strike started, the district held a news conference about how school was going. During the news conference, the district released information about how many substitutes it brought in for the duration of the strike. It says it has about 150-180 substitutes. … Continue reading »

School Consolidation Plan Released

Medford, Ore. — The Medford School District is preparing for a possible teachers’ strike by consolidating schools throughout the district.  If a strike happens, eight schools will be closed for the duration. If your child’s school is not closed, they will still be on a shortened schedule. Changes are as follows: Closed Schools: Abraham Lincoln Elementary … Continue reading »