UTNO

AcronymDefinition
UTNOUnited Teachers of New Orleans
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UTNO called for a quick resumption of classes following the storm.
In November 2005, while the OPSB was busy chartering schools, and the state legislature was beginning to consider a takeover bid in the upcoming special session, UTNO released its plan for the reopening of schools in the flood-ravaged city.
UTNO lost nearly all of its power when Governor Blanco signed House Bill 121 that swept more than 90% of New Orleans Public Schools into state control--voiding the bargaining agreement that the union had in place with the school board.
In the end, UTNO sought a reopen-first, reform-second strategy that ignored the desire of the public to overhaul the NOPS in the wake of Katrina.