Among other things, the U.S. Secretary of Education called for more accountability for school boards and suggested that districts and unions rethink ways to recruit, retain and assign teachers, in a speech at the Denver union-management collaboration conference.
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February 15, 2011
February 15, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education's labor-management collaboration conference kicks off today.
February 14, 2011
The NEA applauds the Obama administration's desire to fund local school districts with any additional Race to the Top funding.
February 10, 2011
What would happen on the ground if Tennessee lawmakers pass a bill to eliminate collective bargaining for teachers?
February 01, 2011
Florida lawmakers reintroduced a bill that would make changes to teacher pay, this time including more safeguards and involving teachers in early negotiations.
January 10, 2011
The New York City Education Department must include teachers' names in the performance-data reports it provides to news outlets to fulfill open-records requests, a New York state court ruled today.
December 21, 2010
John Wilson, who will retire from the NEA in August, plans to start a blog and advise politicians and political candidates, among other activities.
December 13, 2010
The National Education Association has picked 21 educators to craft recommendations for the union on teacher effectiveness.
November 17, 2010
Baltimore teachers approved a contract that emphasizes teacher performance as a factor in earning raises.
November 15, 2010
UFT chief Michael Mulgrew follows up a bland, uninformative press release about Cathie Black, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's choice for New York City school superintendent, with a two-guns-blazing speech.