What, Leo, could we do to make the unions we most respect become places that teach democracy on a daily basis?
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September 30, 2014
September 29, 2014
New Mexico is the latest state to face legal action over its teacher-evaluation plan.
September 25, 2014
Due process is essential if we are to secure a teacher's ability to speak up for her students, to advocate for a different educational approach or a different school policy, to report administrative wrongdoing ...
September 24, 2014
Providence teachers have rejected a tentative contract.
September 23, 2014
Deborah Meier: Unions are both an opportunity to practice democracy, to get it in our bones and blood, as well as to create the balance of power democracy rests on.
September 19, 2014
The California Teachers Association is focusing more energy on charter organizing, but the national union presence in the charter sector remains spotty. Today, I bring you a Q&A with an educator who recently helped organize the teachers at her California charter school.
September 18, 2014
Today, I bring you a Q&A with Dara Zeehandelaar, research manager at the Fordham Institute in Washington. We discussed the conflicting ideologies behind union contracts and charter school autonomy, and how unions are adapting.
August 15, 2014
NYSUT opted not to endorse Cuomo or any other candidate for the 2014 governor's race.
August 15, 2014
Among the cuts: About 7,500 high school students who live within two miles of school will not have district-provided transportation. They will have to find alternative ways to get there.
August 12, 2014
The Kansas National Education Association is challenging provisions tacked onto a 2014 budget bill eliminating due process.