There haven't been an inordinate number of teachers' strikes this year, but two states are responsible for most of them over the past five years.
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October 21, 2015
August 25, 2015
The pseudonymous author maintains that, despite its genre affiliations, his book is meant to highlight the serious issues raised by the Chicago strike.
June 24, 2015
Unhappy with recent decisions by the local school board, a group of parents in Jefferson County, Colo., has created a website to chronicle an expected wave teachers' departures from their district over the next year.
April 24, 2015
Following the announcement that teachers at one Detroit charter would vote on unionizing, the charter management company made a surprise announcement: They're walking away from the school.
April 21, 2015
After nearly a year of negotiations, the Los Angeles school district has reached a tentative agreement with the teachers' union, settling on a deal that would increase teacher salaries by 10 percent.
February 04, 2015
In a process marred by numerous problems, five first-year teachers in a West Virginia district had to pick numbers from a box to determine which of them would be laid off.
December 22, 2014
A new report says that many public school teachers could end up with severe gaps in their retirement savings if they aren't granted Social Security coverage by their states.
July 15, 2014
Battles fought decades ago by famous leaders of the two national teachers' unions still continue today.
July 03, 2014
Staples plans to open postal service counters in its stores using its own employees, drawing the ire of the national postal service union and its teacher brethren.
April 10, 2014
The Tennessee Education Association is pushing the idea that the states' NAEP gains could be explained in part by a motivational video shown before the test.