The teacher-training organization is urging Congress to protect AmeriCorps funding in the final budget.
One Republican lawmaker prefers bonuses because that way legislators can bypass collective bargaining processes.
President Donald Trump's proposed budget, released today, calls for the elimination of programs that provide districts with funding for teacher training and improving teacher prep programs.
Instead of calling on substitutes when teachers are absent, New York City could save $9 million a year by sending students online to complete assignments independently, a report finds.
The original proposal attached $672,000 to the bonus scheme but lawmakers have reduced that to $250,000 to boost the bill's chances of passage.
With education school enrollment down nationwide, districts are setting their sights on local high school students to fill teacher shortages.
Teacher Beat talks with the advocacy group behind the measure, which is aimed at addressing the state's teacher shortages.
The results of the elections will decide whether the school board tilts for or against more charters in the district.
The push for higher teacher pay may be doomed by the state's poor financial state.
Today, teachers from Chicago's largest charter school network held a press conference to explain why they intend to unionize.