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October 02, 2014

Report: Bad Teachers Often Remediated, Not Removed, Under New York Rules

A study says New York's threshold for dismissing teachers is too high, allowing teachers to be returned to the classroom even after egregious problems with performance or professionalism.

September 29, 2014

NEA Sues New Mexico Schools Chief Over Teacher Evaluations

New Mexico is the latest state to face legal action over its teacher-evaluation plan.

September 24, 2014

Providence, R.I., Teachers Reject Tentative Contract

Providence teachers have rejected a tentative contract.

August 15, 2014

N.Y. Union Won't Endorse in Governor's Race

NYSUT opted not to endorse Cuomo or any other candidate for the 2014 governor's race.

July 31, 2014

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.

July 30, 2014

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.

July 22, 2014

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.

July 14, 2014

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.

July 13, 2014

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.

July 13, 2014

Resolution Outlines AFT's New Accountability Push

The resolution adopted by convention delegates fleshes out the American Federation of Teachers' new stance on school accountability.

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