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.
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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.
July 15, 2014
Battles fought decades ago by famous leaders of the two national teachers' unions still continue today.
July 03, 2014
Staples plans to open postal service counters in its stores using its own employees, drawing the ire of the national postal service union and its teacher brethren.
April 10, 2014
The Tennessee Education Association is pushing the idea that the states' NAEP gains could be explained in part by a motivational video shown before the test.
February 27, 2014
A number of policy analysts debated the future of organized labor over the past week, but the answer to one question eluded them: What could ever replace unions?
February 26, 2014
Teachers at an elementary school in Chicago have made the bold move of announcing that they will refuse to administer state-mandated standardized tests that are scheduled to start next week.
October 23, 2013
While teacher-evaluation results were high for most of New York state, they were low in urban pockets, including Syracuse.
October 15, 2013
A Syracuse high school is serving as a case study for how apparent glitches in an evaluation system can affect teacher moraleand potentially jeopardize teachers' careers.
September 04, 2013
With a show of hands last night, Seattle teachers voted to approve a new two-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike and ensuring that students returned to school on time today.