Teachers in Kentucky are protesting a bill that would cut their pension benefits, while Arizona teachers are fighting for higher pay and smaller class sizes.
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March 16, 2018
March 13, 2018
Despite many school districts' use of apparently uniform salary schedules, females in the education workforce are typically paid less than males for similar roles, according to an analysis of educators' salaries and pension benefits in Illinois.
March 07, 2018
Has West Virginia's teacher strike started a movement? Arizona teachers are wearing red today to protest low wages. A strike could be imminent.
March 06, 2018
There is overwhelming support for a statewide teacher walkout to push for higher pay, according to an online survey by the Oklahoma Education Association.
February 26, 2018
Union leaders announced on Monday that the statewide teacher strike for higher wages and better benefits will continue for a fourth day.
February 22, 2018
Defeat of a bill that would have given Oklahoma teachers their first raise in a decade has prompted more drastic measures.
January 30, 2018
Landed helps teachers with mortgage down payments. Is the company giving teachers a fair deal?
January 23, 2018
Teachers in the Sooner State are well behind their peers in terms of pay. Unless lawmakers step up, teachers will continue fleeing the state for higher wages or else try their luck with a cyber charter of questionable quality.
December 22, 2017
Looking across the most-read pieces on the Teacher Beat blog this year, a theme emerges right away: money.
December 19, 2017
The final results of a federal study on performance pay are in—and it looks like giving teachers bonuses led to slightly better math and reading results from students.