"Local rules generally dictate what actually occurs in our classrooms, and in my experience, it's also where educators are most often left out," writes Mandy Manning.
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August 22, 2018
March 26, 2018
Education Week asked educators in attendance at Saturday's "March for Our Lives" how their schools have been affected by gun violence and how they felt about calls to arm teachers.
November 11, 2016
For nearly 150 Teach for America teachers who have temporary resident status through DACA, the election's outcome signals an unknown future.
August 01, 2016
The Illinois governor signed a new law that will protect journalism teachers in the state from administrative retaliation for what students publish in the school newspaper.
June 30, 2016
The legislation would tie criminal background checks to teacher licensure, and civil disorder is listed as a crime that would be screened for under the bill.
April 26, 2016
The law protects student journalists' right to free speech and freedom of the press and ensures that student media advisers cannot be punished for what their students publish in the school newspaper.
April 20, 2016
The proposed law is meant to increase the public's respect for the teaching profession in Argentina.
April 08, 2016
Teachers would have the authority to remove any student deemed a safety threat, under a proposed bill by Minnesota lawmakers.
September 17, 2015
Teachers who spend their own money on their classrooms would be eligible for a permanent tax deduction of up to $250 worth under a bill passed Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee.
April 07, 2015
Idaho legislators have passed a budget that will increase funding for schools in the state by 7.4 percent and fund a program that will increase teacher salaries over the next five years.