It can be hard for union leaders to push in new directions when they face a resistant internal electorate.
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June 28, 2013
June 10, 2013
The teacher-preparation-accreditation body continues to wrestle with the appropriate place of student-outcome data.
June 07, 2013
A senior NEA staffer will chair the board of education in the Prince George's County school district.
June 05, 2013
An agreement in Cleveland establishes a new pay schedule for teachers and paves the way for implementing the mayor's Cleveland Plan.
May 20, 2013
CTU President Karen Lewis was elected to a second term, a move with implications for the American Federation of Teachers.
May 07, 2013
By guest blogger Liana Heitin This post originally appeared on Education Week Teacher's Teaching Now blog. While teacher salaries continued to increase on average during the recent economic downturn, they did so at a much slower pace, according to a new study from the Washington-based National Cou...
May 02, 2013
Agency fees, charged of union nonmembers, are under scrutiny again in a California lawsuit.
April 26, 2013
The UFT's Michael Mulgrew won a second term, but other groups made their voices heard, too.
April 24, 2013
The Boston Teachers Union says the district's teacher-evaluation system may be discriminatory.
April 22, 2013
Teachers have been on strike for nearly two months in Strongsville, Ohio.