Unions oppose details of a House bill requiring background checks for teachers.
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November 01, 2013
October 18, 2013
Unions are turning on the heat on New York Education Commissioner John King, saying he must slow the consequences attached to new common-core-aligned exams.
October 08, 2013
The Syracuse Teachers Association is not happy with results indicating that 40 percent of teachers are "developing" or "ineffective."
September 04, 2013
Details haven't been made public yet, but a leaked document indicates teachers' raises will be higher than they've been in five years.
August 16, 2013
Philadelphia plans to suspend some teacher seniority and pay provisions as it rehires staff through a $50 million borrowing scheme.
August 09, 2013
A Minnesota union wants to use collective bargaining to end the administration of a federally required test.
August 08, 2013
The American Federation of Teachers and its Indiana affiliate have filed public records requests in the Hoosier State for emails between Bennett and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's Foundation for Excellence in Education.
July 23, 2013
The precise scope of testing varies by district, but there's one common element: It's expensive and pervasive, says a new AFT report.
July 22, 2013
Teacher Beat previews and analyzes a speech and poll to be released today by the American Federation of Teachers.
July 06, 2013
Wrapping up his coverage from the NEA convention, Stephen Sawchuk leaves you with these final figures to consider.