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March 25, 2016

Chicago Teachers Take Students on Field Trip Despite Furloughs

Teachers at Jorge Prieto Math and Science Academy have decided to follow through with a previously planned field trip today, on the first of Chicago Public Schools' furlough days.

December 22, 2015

Teacher Bonus Pay Program Comes Under Fire in Federal Complaint

A state teachers' union has filed a formal federal complaint over a Florida teacher bonus program that the union alleges discriminates against teachers based on age and race.

October 21, 2015

Understanding Teachers' Strikes: Where They Happen and How Often

There haven't been an inordinate number of teachers' strikes this year, but two states are responsible for most of them over the past five years.

August 25, 2015

There's Now an Erotic Novel About the Chicago Teachers' Strike of 2012?

The pseudonymous author maintains that, despite its genre affiliations, his book is meant to highlight the serious issues raised by the Chicago strike.

June 24, 2015

Parents in Colo. District Launch Website to Chronicle Teacher Turnover

Unhappy with recent decisions by the local school board, a group of parents in Jefferson County, Colo., has created a website to chronicle an expected wave teachers' departures from their district over the next year.

April 24, 2015

As Teachers Unionize, Detroit Charter Company Leaves School

Following the announcement that teachers at one Detroit charter would vote on unionizing, the charter management company made a surprise announcement: They're walking away from the school.

April 21, 2015

Los Angeles Teachers Land 10 Percent Raise in Tentative Agreement

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.

February 04, 2015

Teachers Draw Lots to Keep Jobs After District Cuts Position

In a process marred by numerous problems, five first-year teachers in a West Virginia district had to pick numbers from a box to determine which of them would be laid off.

December 22, 2014

Report: Many Teachers May Fall Short in Retirement Savings

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.

July 15, 2014

For Unions, Policy Battles Are Just History Repeating

Battles fought decades ago by famous leaders of the two national teachers' unions still continue today.

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