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Several school districts have been forced to close due to a large number of teachers calling out sick in protest of a pension-reform bill.


More than half of aspiring elementary teachers fail the Praxis exam the first time, according to an analysis by the National Council on Teacher Quality.


Teach For America has said corps members who go on strike would lose thousands of dollars in award money.


A free gym and easy access to health care may help keep teachers happy, healthy, and in the classroom.


The current batch of teacher strikes, including in West Virginia and Oakland, Calif., are not just about pay.


Students perform better academically when they have teachers with higher cognitive skills, the study found.


Lawmakers effectively killed the controversial education bill that had prompted the second statewide strike in two years.


Teachers across the state will walk out of their classrooms on Tuesday to protest an education bill going through the state legislature.


National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning organized the event to protest the United States' treatment of immigrant children.


Denver teachers, who had staged a three-day strike over the district's pay structure, are encouraged to return to school today.


Denver teachers will be on strike for a third day on Wednesday, in a fight for higher wages.


About 5,000 Denver teachers will strike on Monday over a dispute centered around the district's performance-pay model. Here's what to know.


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