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March 16, 2018

After W.Va. Strike, Teachers in Kentucky and Arizona Fight for Pension, Higher Pay

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.

March 13, 2018

Even in Female-Dominated Education Workforce, Women Earn Less Than Men

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

Following West Virginia's Lead, Arizona Teachers Protest Low Pay, Discuss Striking

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

Survey Shows Support for an Oklahoma Teacher Strike

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

West Virginia Teacher Strike Will Continue Into Day 4

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

Fed Up With Low Pay, Oklahoma Teachers Consider a Walkout

Defeat of a bill that would have given Oklahoma teachers their first raise in a decade has prompted more drastic measures.

January 30, 2018

This Startup Wants to Help Teachers Buy Homes—But There's a Hitch

Landed helps teachers with mortgage down payments. Is the company giving teachers a fair deal?

January 23, 2018

Can the Worst State for Teacher Pay Overcome Its Reputation?

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

Salaries, Taxes, and Best Places to Live: Teacher Beat's Top Stories for 2017

Looking across the most-read pieces on the Teacher Beat blog this year, a theme emerges right away: money.

December 19, 2017

Teacher Performance Pay Boosts Student Scores (and 5 Other Study Takeaways)

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.

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