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July 03, 2016
July 02, 2016
EdWeek coverage of the National Education Association's annual convention begins July 3.
June 30, 2016
Teachers at the first charter school in New Orleans to unionize ratify their first contract.
June 30, 2016
The Supreme Court has announced that it will not hear the Friedrichs case against mandatory union dues, but several new cases are in the pipeline.
June 23, 2016
Following deadly protests in the state of Oaxaca, the Mexican government and a dissident teachers' union have agreed to talks over the administration's education reform agenda.
June 15, 2016
The pact reduces the number of reviews for some teachers, takes the focus off test scores, and slims the number of components and categories.
June 08, 2016
A judge said that the Alliance College-Ready Public Schools can't deny organizers access, but also said the group's communications to teachers were legal.
April 22, 2016
The union contends that the system, which would have districts base at least 20 percent of a teacher's score on "student growth measures," violates a state law that requires that educators' evaluations be based exclusively on "observable, job-related behavior."
April 20, 2016
Just as it did recently with teacher evaluations tied to student achievement tests, New York is posed to walk back its efforts to heighten the requirements for entrance into the teaching profession.
April 15, 2016
Not surprisingly given the history of the case, the new ruling in the Vergara v. California case has been met conflicting reactions—as well as vows on both sides to press for change.