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Boston Teachers Union President Speaks Out On Teacher Contact With Media

April 14, 2017

An eighth grade teacher at McCormack Middle School in Dorchester allegedly received flak from Boston Public Schools recently after speaking with the Bay State Banner about proposed school budget cuts. She was told all media contact is supposed to be organized through the school district's communications office.
 
Boston Teachers Union president Richard Stutman says teachers are being intimidated by the school department — urged against speaking with the media even though they have a legal right to do so.
 
Stutman spoke with Boston Teachers Union president Richard Stutman says teachers are being intimidated by the school department — urged against speaking with the media even though they have a legal right to do so. host Barbara Howard about the incident at McCormack Middle School, and what rights teachers have when it comes to speaking out.


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