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June 15, 2018

What's Behind the Gender Pay Gap Among Educators?

Female teachers, principals, and superintendents in Pennsylvania earn significantly less money than their male counterparts, a new study shows.

June 14, 2018

Average Teacher Salary Is Below the Living Wage in Half the Country, Report Says

A new report by Education Resource Strategies found that teacher compensation has been largely stagnant over the past few decades.

June 05, 2018

In Illinois, New Budget Caps Raises and Limits Pensions for Teachers

The state's budget bill, which Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law this week, caps annual raises for end-of-career-teachers, lowering the pension they can receive.

May 30, 2018

Nearly Half of Public School Teachers Are Satisfied With Their Salaries, Data Show

The analysis shows that teachers who think they make a satisfactory amount are more likely to like their jobs than teachers who don't.

May 23, 2018

Will Louisiana Teachers Be the Next to Strike?

Louisiana teachers want a pay raise and they're willing to join a statewide walkout to get it, according to a new survey by the teachers' union.

May 23, 2018

Math Teacher Unseats Ky. House Leader Who Spearheaded Pension Changes

In the latest victory for educators, a high school math teacher ousted a Kentucky incumbent who co-authored the controversial pension reform bill.

May 16, 2018

North Carolina Teachers Turn Out in Droves for Daylong Protest

A sea of red-clad teachers took to the streets around North Carolina's legislative building in Raleigh to fight for higher pay and more school funding. See photos from the event.

May 10, 2018

Colorado Lawmakers Pass Pension Reform Bill in Late-Night Deal

The final version of the bill reduces the cost-of-living raises and increases employee contributions to their retirement, among other changes.

May 08, 2018

States Should Make Sure Teachers Are 'Meaningfully Compensated,' Report Says

In determining salaries, states should go beyond counting years of teaching and degrees earned, and consider factors such as performance and non-teaching work experience, argues the National Council on Teacher Quality.

May 04, 2018

Next Stop for Widespread Teacher Activism? North Carolina

Thousands of North Carolina teachers will take leave on May 16 to protest at the state capitol, forcing some school districts to close.

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