50 Years Strong

On January 1st 1968, the Jefferson County Education Association won its first binding negotiated agreement with Jefferson County Public Schools. This marked the beginning of 50 years of protecting teacher voice, educator empowerment, and collective strength. This was the beginning of our union. It all began in 1958, when a small group of rabble-rouser educators gathered to unofficially begin a …

The Eve Approaches

On Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in the Mexican tradition, skeletons will clunk and clatter as they jump for sheer joy. And no wonder. They’ve been cooped up the whole year and now they’re ready to party. The Mexican Catrina, beloved grand dame of Mexico’s dance with death, and brightly decorated Calaveras are ready to shake, rattle, …