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The state's governor and legislature has proposed a budget plan that would give teachers a 20 percent pay raise by 2020 and include $100 million in school funding.


As Arizona teachers prepare to extend their historic strike to Monday, they face threats of legal consequences.


Tens of thousands of teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classrooms today for more education funding and higher pay.


Arizona teachers are preparing to go on strike for more school funding and better pay, while Colorado educators are rallying at the capitol on Thursday and Friday.


For 2016-17, New York tops the list of average teacher salaries and Mississippi falls to the bottom, according to the National Education Association.


Two Republican legislators in Colorado have introduced a bill that would enact harsh consequences, including jail time, for teachers and teachers' unions who go on strike.


The American Federation of Teachers on Thursday dropped Wells Fargo from a list of recommended mortgage providers for its 1.7 million union members over the bank's ties to the National Rifle Association and gun makers.


In a late-night announcement on Thursday, officials from the Arizona Education Association and organizers of the grassroots group Arizona Educators United announced a walkout would take place starting April 26.


In two of the states that have experienced teacher unrest over the last couple of months, the growth of their student populations has outpaced the growth of teachers, according to an Education Week analysis.


Teachers in Colorado forced at least one school district to close as they rallied at the capitol to call for more education funding.


Facing a teacher shortage, South Carolina's department of education buys a half-million-dollars worth of TV and Internet ads to attract new teachers to the profession. Will it work?


Teachers are urging state legislators to override the governor's veto of a budget that would have poured more money into public schools.


Education school students at Midland University in eastern Nebraska can fill in for absent teachers as part of a new effort to help alleviate the area's substitute teacher shortage.


The Oklahoma Education Association has ended the nine-day statewide walkout, saying legislators are unwilling to consider any additional revenue-raising measures.


On day nine of the Oklahoma walkout, teachers are saying they want to keep fighting for more education funding—regardless of what their union says.


The National Council on Teacher Quality's latest review of 714 graduate-level and alternative teacher-preparation programs finds that many aspiring teachers don't have the content knowledge necessary for the job.


Teachers in Oklahoma say they plan to run for state office, as the walkout continues on to an eighth day.


The statewide teacher walkout in Oklahoma will continue on to the seventh day, as educators wait to see if the governor will veto a repeal of a tax that would generate about $42 million for education.


Miami is the latest in a long list of cities looking for ways to provide affordable housing for teachers.


The state legislature sent two bills that would generate a combined $40.5 million for education to the governor's desk. But the teacher walkout will continue.


The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching has launched an initiative to find scalable ways that schools can implement formal teacher leadership roles.


As Oklahoma teachers prepare for day five of the statewide walkout, all eyes are on two bills waiting to be heard in the state senate.


The majority of public school teachers with five or fewer years experience said they felt ready to lead their classrooms in the first year on the job, according to a new report.


As Oklahoma teachers prepare for day four of their statewide walkout, here's a guide to the larger picture of teacher protests.


Oklahoma lawmakers declined to vote on a revenue-increasing measure on the third day of the teacher walkout.


The Oklahoma teacher walkout will continue on Tuesday, despite a $6,100 pay raise passed by the legislature.


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