The School Reform Commission cancelled the teachers' union contract on Monday, prompting backlash from some educators and other supporters of the union.
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Among the cuts: About 7,500 high school students who live within two miles of school will not have district-provided transportation. They will have to find alternative ways to get there.
July 16, 2014
The news comes after a Sunday poll showing Lewis ahead of Emanuel by 9 percentage points in a head-to-head match-up.
May 01, 2014
At a hearing this week, Philadelphia residents and educators pushed back against further budget cuts, asking elected officials to provide needed funding.
January 27, 2014
The potentially precedent-setting trial in Los Angeles features plaintiffs seeking to overturn seniority, tenure, and dismissal procedures.
December 23, 2013
Scores were wrong for only a small fraction of teachers, the school system says, but the president of the Washington Teachers Union says she is "deeply disturbed" by the information.
December 05, 2012
Philadelphia, Boston, Denver, New Orleans, Hartford, Conn., and Spring Branch, Texas, were awarded grants from the Gates Foundation to foster collaboration and reduce tension between district and charter schools.
September 18, 2012
But both the city and the Cleveland teachers' union acknowledged that finding areas of agreement can be challenging.
July 06, 2012
Under state law, the Detroit emergency manager has the power to create a "successor collective bargaining agreement" without union negotiation.
April 12, 2012
The district leadership is pressing for a salary freeze from its teachers' union.