Battles fought decades ago by famous leaders of the two national teachers' unions still continue today.
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July 15, 2014
July 07, 2014
States will be required to submit new plans to address teacher distribution by April of 2015, or just a few months before the department likely will begin to consider states' requests to renew their waivers from the NCLB law.
July 01, 2014
Education Week kicks off its annual National Education Association convention coverage July 2.
June 09, 2014
The Kansas National Education Association is filing a legal challenge to a new law that eliminated due-process rights for state teachers.
June 05, 2014
The unions face the challenge of brushing up on a fundamental labor principle.
April 08, 2014
The Learning First Alliance said that it wants to be a resource for states struggling to regroup and take more time to get the common core right.
March 19, 2014
Reports on states' progress with Race to the Top plans show that states are at significantly different stages of implementing the Common Core State Standards.
March 18, 2014
State chiefs have some tough questions for the teachers' unions and their recent shifts in position on the common core.
March 18, 2014
Leaders of the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association voice sharp disagreement with state education chiefs about the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
March 11, 2014
The federal footprint on standardized testing would shrink under a bill set to be introduced by Reps. Chris Gibson, R-N.Y, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., that has major backing from the largest teachers union.