Summer vacation continues for millions of Mexican students as a dissident teachers' union shows no intention of ending protests over teacher evaluations.
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August 26, 2016
August 22, 2016
After four years and two copycat lawsuits, the California Supreme Court, by declining to hear an appeal of the Vergara case, hands teachers unions a big victory.
August 18, 2016
After negotiations broke down over a new contract, Cleveland teachers say they will go on strike on September 1.
August 15, 2016
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, upholding two lower court decisions, ruled that the Philadelphia school district violated state law when it unilaterally cancelled teachers' collective bargain agreement.
August 12, 2016
Union leaders in both Indianapolis and New York say that while they support fewer suspensions, their members aren't being given the resources they need to work toward that goal.
August 01, 2016
Union representatives have been skipping out on meetings to weigh changes to teachers' healthcare plans.
July 26, 2016
Read highlights from the National Education Association's and the American Federation of Teachers' own conventions earlier this month.
July 11, 2016
National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen García has written Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to voice support for teachers protesting his plans to start evaluating educators based on tests.
July 07, 2016
Lamar Alexander, one of the winners of the NEA's Friend of Education award, is the first Republican to garner the prize in more than 30 years.
July 06, 2016
The union plans to send a list of recommended qualifications to the presidential candidates and the U.S. Senate.