It's the best of times for California's teacher unions, and also the worst. They have solid political backing in Sacramento, but only a limited time to use it.
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December 11, 2014
November 04, 2014
Teachers' unions spent big this midterm election cycle, especially on state and local races, without much return on that investment.
October 15, 2014
The NEA's increased emphasis on state races continues a 2012 trend set in motion by the rise of new and influential education reform groups, like StudentsFirst
October 14, 2014
The National Education Association's political action committee spent $8.3 million since July, including $900,000 to the Democratic Governors Association.
September 24, 2014
A new TV ad from the National Education Association, which dings Rep. Cory Gardner, the Republican Senate challenger, features parents speaking in Spanish.
September 19, 2014
Happy Friday! While you wait for the weekend to begin, check out these newsy bits you may have missed this week.
September 05, 2014
In the latest multi-million dollar ad buy in North Carolina, the National Education Association blasts the education record of GOP challenger Thom Tillis.
July 15, 2014
The two national teachers' unions played some serious politics during their recent annual conferences, including calling for the resignation of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
June 17, 2014
Federal officials' speed in reworking E-rate policy could determine whether as many as 10 million or as few as 4 million students benefit from improved Wi-Fi.
February 03, 2014
An Alaska school district is piloting a program that allows virtual teachers to control robots that move around classrooms and interact with students.