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.
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December 27, 2018
2018 was a pivotal year for teacher activism, and teachers in California and Virginia already are among those planning actions for early 2019.
December 04, 2018
Watch a discussion between three educators who ran for their state legislatures about their experiences on the campaign trail.
November 13, 2018
Virginia teachers are planning to protest stagnant salaries and underresourced schools in Richmond on Jan. 28.
October 03, 2018
Teachers are asking for support for a ballot measure that would put in place a property tax to fund schools.
September 26, 2018
The Los Angeles school district attempted to avert a teachers' strike with an offer of a pay raise and smaller class sizes, but union leaders have dismissed the offer.
September 20, 2018
Gov. John Bel Edwards said his No. 1 priority for 2019 is to secure teachers a $1,000 pay raise.
September 18, 2018
A new analysis found that states owe billions of dollars toward unfunded health care costs for retired teachers.
September 05, 2018
The teacher wage penalty has continued to increase, with teachers earning significantly less than their college-educated peers, according to a new analysis.
August 29, 2018
Teachers in seven districts are striking for higher pay—and Seattle may be next.