Nevada Teacher Union Responds to Budget Deficit With Their Hands in Taxpayers’ Pocket

Clark County Education Association union officials are pressing once again for more taxpayer money when budgets are tighter than ever and the whole district is experiencing a serious economic downturn.  Union officials are making their voices heard loud and clear despite the fact that they were set to strike last September until contract negotiations went their way.  Sean De Lancey has the story on

Clark County Education Association Executive Director John Vellardita said . . . the union stands ready to fight any proposed budget cuts that could affect the  classroom, but stopped just short of referencing last year’s strike.

The district faces a 37.8 million dollar budget shortfall because of the coronavirus.