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.