That the NEA stands in solidarity with the Boston Teachers Union in their struggle for a fair contract that includes pay equity and respect for veteran teachers, full staffing and support for special education and inclusion students, smaller classes for the most vulnerable students, and a contract that is good for students and fair to educators. Further, that the NEA stands in solidarity with the members of the Educational Association of Worcester in its fight for a fair contract.

Cost Implications

Activities to fulfill the requirements of this NBI can be undertaken within the proposed Modified 2017-2018 Strategic Plan and Budget at no additional cost.