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Election Day & Membership Meeting

On Thursday, April 28th the RCEA elections will take place around the district and the general membership meeting will be held at RCPS in the library at 4:15pm. Advertisements

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2016 Elections: Nomination Forms

Nomination forms are now available for our local officer election that will be held on Wednesday, April 27 in all of our attendance centers.  Look at all positions that are coming up for election and nominate someone that is interested or … Continue reading

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Reed-Custer Cooks Up Dollars for Scholars

It’s that time of year:  tune up your culinary skills, sharpen your taste buds and get ready for the 6th Annual RC Cooks Scholarship Fundraiser event at High Point Golf Course in Essex, Illinois.  Hosted by the Reed-Custer Education Association (RCEA), … Continue reading

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State School Chief Warns Districts of Dismal Test Scores

The superintendent of Illinois schools is warning local districts to expect lousy test scores on a new statewide exam based on the Common Core standards. The State Board of Education plans to release preliminary scores from the new Partnership for Assessment … Continue reading

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Scott Walker’s Anti-Union Push May Not Prove So Easy As President

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, whose battles with labor unions in his own state made him a hero to Republicans, is now proposing huge restrictions on unions nationally as he seeks to revitalize his presidential campaign. read more at NPR…

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TABOR Lives On: How the War on Public Education Becomes Irreversible

For almost 25 years, Colorado has held the distinction of being the only state in the country to enact the so-called Taxpayer Bill of Rights, better known simply as TABOR. And for many, if not most, Coloradans, that’s the way it … Continue reading

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Read and Share: Call Now to Protect Union Rights

In the next week, votes by Illinois legislators could have a huge impact on the largest state employee union, AFSCME, and therefore on all Illinois labor organizations, including IEA. Senate Bill 1229, House Amendment #2, supported by AFSCME and passed … Continue reading

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