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. ...
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June 08, 2012
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 25, 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.
February 01, 2012
Arizona lawmakers are scheduled to begin debating a host of bills today that would, among other things, prohibit collective bargaining for public employees and make it even more difficult for unions to deduct money that could go towards lobbying.