N.C. Budget Deal Couples Teacher Raises With Pay-Structure Overhaul

Closing in on a budget deal, North Carolina will restructure its pay system and provide teachers with raises averaging 7 percent.


Law Restricting Union Bargaining Rights Is Constitutional, Wis. Court Rules

Wisconsin's high court upheld a 2011 law severely curtailing public-employee bargaining and doing away with unions' ability to collect agency-shop fees.


N.Y.C. Union Strikes Back at Tenure Allegations

The United Federation of Teachers released data that it claims show the state's due-process rules help teachers leave the profession in a timely fashion.


Second Vergara-Inspired Lawsuit Filed in New York

A second Vergara-inspired lawsuit in New York takes aim at teacher tenure.


Calif. Newspaper Can't Access Teacher Growth Scores With Names, Court Rules

The latest in a back-and-forth between The Los Angeles Times and the nation's second-largest district over access to teacher "value added" information.


Even Mid-Career Teachers Underpaid, Report Claims

A report looks at what teachers make after 10 years on the job in each state.


N.Y.C. Union Will Join Tenure Lawsuit as Defendant

The UFT will intervene in a lawsuit tackling New York's due-process and tenure laws.


Weingarten Wins Re-election to AFT Presidency by Wide Margin

Randi Weingarten was re-elected the American Federation of Teachers' by an overwhelming vote of delegates in Los Angeles.


AFT Common-Core Resolution Calls for Teacher Input in Implementation

After passionate debate, the union says it continues to support the "promise" of the common standards but wants to see changes in how they're being carried out.


AFT: Obama Must Force Arne Duncan to 'Improve' or to Resign

The AFT wants President Obama to put his education secretary on an "improvement plan," and replace him if he doesn't change positions the union deems harmful.


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