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.