For example, teachers in Georgia are having their students vote for historical or fictional candidates instead of the 2016 presidential choices.
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July 18, 2016
The Republican Party's draft platform now supports teaching the Bible in public schools. What might the addition mean for teachers?
June 30, 2016
The legislation would tie criminal background checks to teacher licensure, and civil disorder is listed as a crime that would be screened for under the bill.
June 16, 2016
The teachers and other education advocates were arrested for blocking a downtown intersection and resisting police officers' orders.
January 13, 2016
For President Obama's final State of the Union speech, there were some nods to education, and there was confidence for the future.
June 05, 2015
In March, a New Hampshire class failed to get the red-tailed hawk named as their state raptor. But naming the president's new pet is a nice victory.
April 08, 2015
New Jersey kindergarten teacher Cheryl Meyer used a town hall forum on Tuesday to tell Gov. Chris Christie that her students were picking up on his occasionally impolite language.
February 26, 2015
A bill that would allow teachers to be prosecuted for providing "harmful materials" to minors has been passed by the Kansas Senate.
January 21, 2015
What did President Obama discuss in his annual speech to the country? Here's a guide to what teachers should know.
May 07, 2014
An unusually bleak thank-you letter to teachers from Georgia's superintendent of schools strikes a nerve.