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October 03, 2018

The Wave of Teacher Activism Has Reached Hawaii

Teachers are asking for support for a ballot measure that would put in place a property tax to fund schools.

September 26, 2018

Los Angeles District's Offer of Pay Raise, Smaller Classes, Is 'Insulting,' Union Says

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

Louisiana Governor Pledges to Up Teacher Pay, But Some Say Not By Enough

Gov. John Bel Edwards said his No. 1 priority for 2019 is to secure teachers a $1,000 pay raise.

September 18, 2018

15 States Have Set Aside Nothing to Pay for Retired Teachers' Health Care, Study Says

A new analysis found that states owe billions of dollars toward unfunded health care costs for retired teachers.

September 05, 2018

Teachers Are Paid Almost 20 Percent Less Than Similar Professionals, Analysis Finds

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

Washington State Teachers Strike Over Salary Negotiations

Teachers in seven districts are striking for higher pay—and Seattle may be next.

August 27, 2018

Most People Wouldn't Want Their Child to Become a Teacher, Poll Finds

The PDK poll also found that most people think salaries for teachers in their community are too low.

August 27, 2018

North Carolina Teachers Say Conditions in Schools Are 'Unacceptable'

North Carolina teachers had press conferences in seven locations across the state to criticize education spending levels.

August 22, 2018

Staff Benefits Are Eating Up Bigger Shares of District Budgets, Report Finds

School districts' spending on benefits for instructional staff has far outpaced instructional spending in the last decade, a new Bellwether report finds.

July 03, 2018

After Janus Ruling, Teachers Are Suing for Return of Fees They've Paid Their Unions

"This lawsuit will enable teachers like me to recover the agency fees that we were wrongly forced to pay against our will," said one of the plaintiffs.

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