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September 30, 2016

You'll Never Guess Which State Was Just Named the Best for Teachers

Here's a clue: the governor has said the teachers' unions need to be punched in the face.

September 16, 2016

Detroit Teachers Have a New Contract Over Objections of State GOP Officials

State Republican leader argues the deal is "financially irresponsible."

September 13, 2016

New Detroit Teachers Contract Faces Critics From All Sides

Detroit's teachers' union has struck a deal with the new Detroit Public Schools Community District, but veteran teachers and state Republicans are wary.

August 23, 2016

Poll Finds Decreasing Public Support for Teacher-Tenure Laws

Coming on the heals of the death of the Vergara challenge against teacher job protections, a new poll says that just three in ten support teacher-tenure laws.

August 01, 2016

New Jersey Teachers Union Ordered to Court Over Benefit Negotiations

Union representatives have been skipping out on meetings to weigh changes to teachers' healthcare plans.

July 11, 2016

North Carolina Moves to Raise Teacher Pay, But Leaves Out the Most Experienced

North Carolina teachers would see their second pay bumps since the Great Recession, but veteran teachers are once again complaining about being left out.

April 29, 2016

Alabama Teachers to Receive First Pay Raises Since the Recession

Worried about the state's competitiveness, Alabama lawmakers pass the first teacher salary increases in nearly a decade.

March 31, 2016

Teacher-Pay Equity: An Unforeseen ESSA Wrinkle

Teacher-salary comparability isn't one of the allowable topics in ESSA rulemaking, but that's not stopping the topic from cropping up in the negotiations.

March 21, 2016

Strange Bedfellows: Many AFT Members' Pensions Invested in Pearson

With many teachers' pensions invested in the education giant, the union wants to be sure the company is profitable.

March 16, 2016

South Dakota Teacher-Pay Overhaul Approved

Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed the three bills aimed at raising teacher salaries and making it easier to recruit teachers into law on March 11.

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