Dennis Van Roeke,l of the National Education Association, and Randi Weingarten, of the American Federation of Teachers, say a law that requires schools to check students' immigration status at enrollment is unfair and unnecessary.
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October 05, 2011
October 01, 2011
The chief of staff for Oklahoma's department of education calls school administrators suing to block a voucher program "dirtbags" in a tweet sent out last month.
September 14, 2011
The Florida Education Association has said it will file a lawsuit to halt a law signed by Gov. Rick Scott that ends tenure for new hires and implements a merit pay system.
September 01, 2011
The New Jersey Education Association is going to court to try to block changes that Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic lawmakers made to pensions.
August 25, 2011
A judge ruled that New York state officials exceeded the parameters of a new law in establishing regulations designed to tie student test scores to teacher evaluations.
August 15, 2011
A new Indiana private school voucher program has drawn 2,800 applicants, the majority of them from low-income backgrounds.
July 22, 2011
A judge declares that a state law, meant to give districts the right to ignore certain state education laws, is unconstitutional.
July 05, 2011
Opponents of a school voucher program in Indiana, which would allow middle-income families to use tax dollars for private tuition, have sued to stop the law from taking effect.
June 29, 2011
The New York State United Teachers organization says teacher-evaluation measures approved by the state's board of regents violate a state law approved last year.
June 15, 2011
More than a dozen states have introduced "parent trigger" laws this year, but only a few of them have made it into law or stand a chance of success during these legislative sessions.