Teachers' unions are among the groups that have been actively involved in supporting the Occupy Wall Street protests that have sprung up in U.S. cities from coast to coast.
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November 03, 2011
October 18, 2011
The National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers both quickly praised the change, as did Republicans.
October 14, 2011
By guest blogger Liana Heitin In a vague press release, the National Education Association announced that it has linked up with the Alexandria public schools in Virginia to review the district's employee-compensation model, claiming this to be "a first of its kind partnership." Superintendent Mort...
September 30, 2011
Teach For America founder and CEO Wendy Kopp and NEA President Dennis Van Roekel had a substantive discussion about the teaching profession today, showing that while some of their strategies for improving it may differ, they're on the same page on many issues.
September 01, 2011
Shortly following a 2010 Supreme Court decision, the NEA moved to set up a Super PAC.
August 29, 2011
AFT's anti-Rhee website is criticized, as is StudentsFirst reticence about its fundraising.
August 16, 2011
What would happen if New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg installed American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten as the city's school chancellor?
August 04, 2011
A presentation by an AFT affiliate on a "parent trigger" bill has drawn controversy.
July 22, 2011
TFA offers its thoughts on NEA's recent criticism to its alumni.
July 22, 2011
A state judge sided with New York City, and against the teachers' union, in a lawsuit about school closures and charter "co-locations."