The National Education Association analysis also shows a decrease in the national average teacher salary over the last decade, adjusted for inflation.
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April 29, 2019
April 24, 2019
An analysis by the Economic Policy Institute found that the teacher weekly wage penalty is greater than 20 percent in nearly half the states.
April 22, 2019
A recent survey shows that a third of teachers would prefer to negotiate salary and benefits for themselves.
April 16, 2019
A new analysis by the Center for American Progress finds that teacher labor actions are more likely to take place in states with lower pay.
March 17, 2019
A new study estimates that 81 percent of teachers won't have comfortable retirement savings under a typical defined-benefit pension plan.
February 28, 2019
Several school districts have been forced to close due to a large number of teachers calling out sick in protest of a pension-reform bill.
January 31, 2019
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.
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.