Charter schools in New York will soon be able to certify their own teachers--a measure the unions are hoping to fight in court.
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October 13, 2017
October 12, 2017
The percentage of U.S. public school teachers participating in unions has been declining steadily over the last two decades—and the numbers are soon likely to take an even steeper dive.
October 06, 2017
The American Federation of Teachers released its annual financials. Here are some quick facts.
September 28, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court will review a case on public-employee union fees that could potentially deliver a harsh blow to the nation's teachers' unions. Here's what you need to know.
September 20, 2017
Teachers in Burlington, Vt., are headed back to work after a four-day strike. But strikes continue in two Pennsylvania districts.
September 15, 2017
The program awards teachers who are rated "highly effective" on their evaluations—as long as their SAT or ACT scores are in the 80th percentile or above.
September 12, 2017
The American Federation of Teachers' survey also asked parents about the best way to improve teaching and what they most want from their public schools.
September 08, 2017
Speaking at the National Press Club on Friday, NEA president Lily Eskelsen Garcia repeatedly condemned the Trump administration for pushing policies that "hurt" children.
August 30, 2017
Teachers and students who have returned to the classroom are no doubt asking how they can help with Hurricane Harvey relief. Here are some ideas.
August 04, 2017
The teachers' union in Puerto Rico voted to merge with the American Federation of Teachers, more than a decade after the union dropped a different affiliate for failure to pay dues.