But not everyone is happy with the historic merger of the Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff.
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February 06, 2018
January 29, 2018
The National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers both filed amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court in the Janus v. AFSCME case.
January 11, 2018
Teachers at a top school in Buffalo, N.Y., are looking to get out of routine duties required of other teachers in the district like monitoring the cafeteria and supervising study halls, according to The Buffalo News. But doing so could have unintended consequences.
December 07, 2017
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.
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.