The New Jersey and Connecticut state affiliates of the National Education Association are mounting aggressive campaigns.
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February 24, 2015
February 23, 2015
The district and union are more than $800 million apart in their salary proposals.
February 05, 2015
The suit, filed by the National Education Association's Tennessee affiliate, contends the state's teacher-evaluation system violates educators' due process and equal protection rights.
January 30, 2015
The AFT really, really doesn't like the feds' proposals on teacher preparation, and it wants everyone to know about it.
January 27, 2015
The AFT has joined a group supporting the so-called 21st century skills, whose efforts it once opposed.
January 26, 2015
The NEA wants the next version of the law to require states and districts to issue "dashboards" depicting the extent to which traditionally underserved students have access to advanced courses, early-learning programs, and arts programming.
January 23, 2015
A Pennsylvania judge ruled on Thursday that the Philadelphia School Reform Commission does not have authority to unilaterally change the teacher contract and impose new terms.
January 14, 2015
The American Federation of Teachers and the Center on American Progress say annual tests should be retained for reporting purposes, but scaled back for school-accountability purposes.
December 23, 2014
A new report warns that many teachers in states that don't extend Social Security benefits to public employees could end up with severe gaps in their retirement savings.
November 10, 2014
But it's not yet clear whether the measure will hurt unions' negotiating power, or help it.