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July 29, 2011

Duncan: Teacher Salaries Should Be $60,000 to $150,000

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan launches a renewed effort to remake the teaching profession, calling for higher salaries, improved performance-based teacher accountability, and a higher bar for those entering schools of education.

July 28, 2011

Teachers Converging on Washington for 4-Day Schools Rally

A four-day gathering in Washington, D.C., of those who say they're fed up with test-driven accountability includes march near the White House on Saturday.

June 30, 2011

Get Your NEA Convention Fix

Education Week's Teacher Beat blog will chronicle the happenings of the National Education Association's Representative Assembly.

June 06, 2011

Ed. Reforms Prove Politically Costly in WI, OH, and FL

Three governors who took on their teachers' unions see their approval ratings slide.

May 11, 2011

George Miller vs. Chris Christie, on Unions

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and U.S. Rep. George Miller debate the role of teachers' unions in improving student achievement, at an event at George Washington University.

December 01, 2010

On Duncan's Mind for 2011: Technology, Contracts, ESEA

In a speech to state lawmakers and education leaders, the education secretary offered a glimpse into his thoughts for the future.

October 13, 2010

NEA Continues Its Ad Ground Game

The NEA is stepping up its game with new ads designed to protect some vulnerable Democrats.

October 06, 2010

NEA Commits Cash, Manpower to Tight Races

The NEA is putting its formidable get-out-the-vote and campaigning efforts behind five high-priority U.S. Senate races and 22 House races.

July 02, 2009

Early Look at Duncan's NEA Speech

The Education Secretary took on some of the prized benefits of being a teacher: tenure, the salary schedule, and union protection.

June 30, 2009

Doomsday Clock Ticking on Mayoral Control in NYC

From guest blogger Lesli A. Maxwell So, there's less than 12 hours to go before New York City's mayoral control law expires, and the New York Senate remains in utter chaos, with few signs that sanity will prevail fast enough for members to settle on who is in charge of that chamber and to actually ...

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