The American Federation of Teachers, in partnership with British technology and publishing firm TSL Education have invested $10 million together in an online repository of lesson plans, tools, and supports aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
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June 13, 2012
June 08, 2012
UPDATED Chicago teachers are currently voting on whether to authorize a strike in the Windy City, in a closely watched process that could shape the future of proposed education changes in the district. If it passes, the vote doesn't mean teachers are to start forming the picket lines imminently. ...
June 01, 2012
The NEA has reached a tentative agreement with its in-house staff union.
May 25, 2012
The Gates Foundation has granted $550,000 to the charitable arm of the National Education Association.
May 24, 2012
Education Week recently examined the rise of education advocacy groups in state and local politics. But other, lesser-known organizations are making their mark, too.
May 23, 2012
Teacher Beat fact-checks the teacher portions of Mitt Romney's stump speech.
May 21, 2012
The AFT has convened a task force to make recommendations to improve teacher preparation.
April 25, 2012
The nation's largest teachers' unions have joined the super PAC movement.
March 06, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education is gearing up for its second labor-management collaboration conference in May.
February 07, 2012
The American Federation of Teachers' executive council unanimously voted today to endorse Barack Obama for U.S. President.