South Florida students have returned to the classroom and obviously, so have their teachers. That means it’s back to business as usual for the United Teachers of Dade union. The UTD represents more than 35-thousand school employees who work to educate more than 370-thousand students in more than 400 schools. And this year the UTD is marking its 40th anniversary. We focus on the important role the UTD plays, not only for teachers, but for students and parents as well.
Teachers, students, parents, community organizations and elected officials marched down Biscayne Boulevard Friday to show support for better public schools.
United Teachers of Dade (UTD) and the MiamiDadeSchool District reached a tentative agreement Monday giving a raise to Miami Dade teachers and other educational support professionals.
As thoughts turn back to school, we preview a major event in Miami-Dade County called “Mega-Fest”. It is designed to bring together thousands of parents, students and teachers before classes resume. We explain why it’s so important to attend.