In determining salaries, states should go beyond counting years of teaching and degrees earned, and consider factors such as performance and non-teaching work experience, argues the National Council on Teacher Quality.
Weeks after the widespread teacher protests in Colorado, Pueblo teachers went on strike for higher pay and better benefits.
The 11,000-member local union in Las Vegas, Nev., Clark County Education Association, broke ties with its state and national union last week.
Thousands of North Carolina teachers will take leave on May 16 to protest at the state capitol, forcing some school districts to close.
The weeklong Arizona teacher strike was set to end with Gov. Doug Ducey's signature on a teacher pay raise plan Thursday—but teachers aren't declaring this a victory.
The teachers strikes, walkouts and protests in several states have been embraced by many pushing their cause under the social media moniker of #RedforEd and by teachers showing up at events dressed in bright red.
Arizona teachers say they don't think the budget deal meets all of their demands, but it will still be enough to call off the strike.
Teachers at Alliance College-Ready charter network, feeling left out of decision-making, have joined a union.
State legislators are debating a budget proposal that would boost teacher pay raises 20 percent by 2020 and invest $371 million in schools by 2023.
The state's governor and legislature has proposed a budget plan that would give teachers a 20 percent pay raise by 2020 and include $100 million in school funding.