According to two new surveys, a majority of Americans think K-12 teachers are underappreciated and underpaid, but most teachers are satisfied with their jobs anyway.
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May 05, 2015
April 21, 2015
After nearly a year of negotiations, the Los Angeles school district has reached a tentative agreement with the teachers' union, settling on a deal that would increase teacher salaries by 10 percent.
April 13, 2015
A recent report suggested that districts could cut costs by increasing salaries for effective teachers who are willing to take on larger classes, but a review of that report says that the idea has significant flaws.
April 09, 2015
Two teachers in Tampa, Fla., used the demands of testing season to get excused from being on the jury for a murder trial.
April 07, 2015
Idaho legislators have passed a budget that will increase funding for schools in the state by 7.4 percent and fund a program that will increase teacher salaries over the next five years.
January 05, 2015
In South Korea, celebrity teachers make millions off of online "cram schools" geared toward students in the country's successful but stressful educational system.
December 22, 2014
A new report says that many public school teachers could end up with severe gaps in their retirement savings if they aren't granted Social Security coverage by their states.
December 03, 2014
A new report from the National Center for Teacher Quality examines which districts push teachers up the salary schedule the fastest.
October 20, 2014
After a contract cancellation, teachers in Philadelphia will now have to pay for health insurance. What are the future implications of this move on both teachers and students?
October 01, 2014
A new report looks at what are supposedly the best and worst states for teacher working conditions, but misses some finer details.