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Dr. Martha Henrikson Named Oak School Principal

Dr. Martha Henrikson Named Oak School Principal

Experienced D181 administrator chosen to lead elementary school pending board approval on August 25.
Hinsdale High School Teacher Contract Negotiations Make Some Progress

Hinsdale High School Teacher Contract Negotiations Make Some Progress

Hinsdale High School Teachers Association and Dist. 86 school board issue joint statement.
Hinsdale Teachers Offer Guide to Ongoing Contract Negotiations

Hinsdale Teachers Offer Guide to Ongoing Contract Negotiations

Hinsdale High School Teachers Association "fights back" Dist. 86 board's "glossy mailer of factual errors" with quick start guide.
Some Differences 'Clearly Not Right' In Teacher Contract Negotiations

Some Differences 'Clearly Not Right' In Teacher Contract Negotiations

D86 parent writes: "Great institutions lead the way; they do not follow others. "
Hinsdale High School Teachers to D86 Board: 'End the Distractions'

Hinsdale High School Teachers to D86 Board: 'End the Distractions'

Statement by Hinsdale High School Teachers Association urges Dist. 86 school board to end the media stunts.
Opinion: High School Teachers' Union Dominated by Militant Leadership

Opinion: High School Teachers' Union Dominated by Militant Leadership

Resident says Hinsdale High School Teachers Association following hard core strategies in contract negotiations.
An Explanation for Patch's Facebook Photo Snafu

An Explanation for Patch's Facebook Photo Snafu

Image of ax inadvertently appears on Facebook story link about the Hinsdale high school teacher contract negotiations.
Hinsdale High School Teachers Deserve 'Better Treatment' By Board

Hinsdale High School Teachers Deserve 'Better Treatment' By Board

Opinion: Former Hinsdale Central student credits high school teachers with her success today.
Teachers: 'Board Gave Us An Hour' To Rescind Strike Vote

Teachers: 'Board Gave Us An Hour' To Rescind Strike Vote

Hinsdale high school teachers call Dist. 86 board's offer to give up lockout right a "publicity stunt" after Tuesday's bargaining session.
Teachers Claim Contract Talks Going Backwards, Not Forward

Teachers Claim Contract Talks Going Backwards, Not Forward

Dist. 86 board says it will take union lockout option off table if Hinsdale high school teachers agree not to strike during school year.
Hinsdale High School D86 Board – Aligning Education and Community Fiscal Stewardship

Hinsdale High School D86 Board – Aligning Education and Community Fiscal Stewardship

Opinion: Dist. 86 board is being fiscally responsible with taxpayers' money while continuing high standards in education, Clarendon Hills resident says.
Teachers Union: Hinsdale High Schools Will Start on Time

Teachers Union: Hinsdale High Schools Will Start on Time

"Students deserve to start the year as scheduled, on time," president of Hinsdale High School Teachers Association says.
If Children are Held Accountable in D86, Why Aren't Teachers?

If Children are Held Accountable in D86, Why Aren't Teachers?

Opinion: Parent commends D86 board for holding the line on costs.
Teachers Union Responds to Press Conference by D86 Officials

Teachers Union Responds to Press Conference by D86 Officials

The two sides meet Tuesday to negotiate a new contract for the district's teachers.
Union, District 86 Resume Talks Over Teachers' Contract

Union, District 86 Resume Talks Over Teachers' Contract

In a press conference Monday, district officials outline the contract terms it wants, as well as their hope for how the bargaining process unfolds.
Progress Made In Contract Talks 'But More Work Needs To Be Done,' Hinsdale Teachers Say

Progress Made In Contract Talks 'But More Work Needs To Be Done,' Hinsdale Teachers Say

Hinsdale high school teachers' contract expires, three more mediated bargaining sessions scheduled in July.
Back to the Table: Teacher Contract Negotiations Resume Thursday

Back to the Table: Teacher Contract Negotiations Resume Thursday

Bargaining sessions for new Hinsdale high school teachers' contract resume Thursday.
D86 Board President: ‘We Didn’t Call Off the Afternoon Session’ on June 10

D86 Board President: ‘We Didn’t Call Off the Afternoon Session’ on June 10

Words get heated on both sides in ongoing Hinsdale high school teacher contract negotiations as expiration date looms.
Opinions Weigh In On Possible Hinsdale Teachers' Strike

Opinions Weigh In On Possible Hinsdale Teachers' Strike

Residents' letters to the community press and opinion editorials regarding ongoing contract negotiations between the Hinsdale High School Teachers Association and District 86.