Randi Weingarten, the president of one of the nation's largest teachers' unions, was arrested outside the U.S. Capitol in a demonstration in support of undocumented students and teachers.
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December 07, 2017
December 01, 2017
Just one charter school in D.C. has formed a union, and teachers there say the administration isn't negotiating with them as is legally required.
November 20, 2017
Teachers in Wisconsin are earning less money and exiting the profession at higher rates than they were before the state restricted unions' collective-bargaining rights, according to a study from a left-leaning think tank.
October 13, 2017
Charter schools in New York will soon be able to certify their own teachers--a measure the unions are hoping to fight in court.
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.