Teachers in Little Rock, Ark., will be on the picket lines Thursday for only the second time in the school district's history.
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October 30, 2019
The Chicago Teachers Union delegates approved a tentative agreement, but will remain on strike until the mayor agrees they can make up the missed days.
October 28, 2019
Fewer than half of states offer teacher-leaders extra pay and/or other incentives, like a reduction in course load, according to a new analysis by the National Council on Teacher Quality.
October 22, 2019
Teachers are the experts of the classroom, so they should be empowered to lead professional development, educators said at a forum that included the two national teachers' union presidents.
October 16, 2019
About 25,000 educators in Chicago are expected to go on strike Thursday.
October 14, 2019
The bill would have given public school teachers at least six weeks of paid maternity leave.
October 10, 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's story about being forced out of her teaching job for being visibly pregnant exposes what had been a widespread practice through the 1970s.
October 08, 2019
Teach For America participants are more likely to attribute differences in student outcomes to societal inequities and less likely to support vouchers and charter schools than applicants to the program who didn't make the final cut, a new study finds.