The New York City education department planned to pull hundreds from its "absent teacher reserve" pool to fill vacancies in schools, yet so far just 41 teachers have been placed.
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December 08, 2017
November 20, 2017
Teachers in Wisconsin are earning less money and exiting the profession at higher rates than they were before the state restricted unions' collective-bargaining rights, according to a study from a left-leaning think tank.
November 03, 2017
The tax bill proposed by Republican leaders scraps a benefit that many teachers have come to rely on: the $250 "educator expense deduction," which can be used to recoup the cost of classroom materials.
October 27, 2017
A third of teachers entered the pool after facing legal or disciplinary charges. And more than a third came in after their schools were closed or phased out.
October 17, 2017
New York City, San Francisco, and Washington are the least affordable places for new teachers, the analysis shows.
October 10, 2017
The Teacher Fair Pay Act would require that teachers are paid no less than lawmakers who typically earn $104,118 per year.
September 28, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court will review a case on public-employee union fees that could potentially deliver a harsh blow to the nation's teachers' unions. Here's what you need to know.
September 27, 2017
A new program will offer prospective teachers in Arizona a year of free tuition for every year they commit to teaching in the state. But some say a pay raise would go further in filling classrooms.
September 25, 2017
Salary schedules are designed to equalize wages among public school teachers, but a new report suggests they may be exacerbating inequalities among teachers in affluent versus poor schools.
September 20, 2017
Teachers in Burlington, Vt., are headed back to work after a four-day strike. But strikes continue in two Pennsylvania districts.