The current batch of teacher strikes, including in West Virginia and Oakland, Calif., are not just about pay.
Students perform better academically when they have teachers with higher cognitive skills, the study found.
Lawmakers effectively killed the controversial education bill that had prompted the second statewide strike in two years.
Teachers across the state will walk out of their classrooms on Tuesday to protest an education bill going through the state legislature.
National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning organized the event to protest the United States' treatment of immigrant children.
Denver teachers, who had staged a three-day strike over the district's pay structure, are encouraged to return to school today.
Denver teachers will be on strike for a third day on Wednesday, in a fight for higher wages.
About 5,000 Denver teachers will strike on Monday over a dispute centered around the district's performance-pay model. Here's what to know.
The U.S. Department of Education announced on Thursday that it would be reaching out to some educators who saw their grant aid turned into loans under a federal financial aid program for teachers, beginning a reconsideration process that could result in these debts being forgiven.
A week after the teacher strike concluded, the Los Angeles Unified board of education has unanimously approved the contract deal with the teachers' union.