The teaching profession is in the midst of an "ongoing and alarming crisis," American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said.
A new analysis by the Center for American Progress finds that teacher labor actions are more likely to take place in states with lower pay.
The teachers' union has planned a one-day strike to protest the school district's labor practices.
Foreign exchange companies charged teachers exorbitantly high fees, did not provide promised support services, and even threatened teachers with deportation to coerce them into signing contracts, the lawsuit alleges.
While all states incorporate some aspects of culturally responsive teaching within their professional standards, most fail to provide a description of the practice that is clear or comprehensive enough to support teachers in developing and strengthening those skills, a new study from New America finds.
Teachers in North Carolina and Oregon plan to walk out of their classrooms in protest in May.
High-poverty schools are hit the hardest when it comes to a lack of fully certified and experienced teachers, a new report from the Economic Policy Institute says.
The Indiana state teachers' union is pushing to protect student and staff safety during active-shooter trainings.
The Partnership for Educational Justice, which was founded by school reform activist Campbell Brown, has lost its executive director as it focuses resources toward an anti-tenure lawsuit.
A new study estimates that 81 percent of teachers won't have comfortable retirement savings under a typical defined-benefit pension plan.