Educator Brian Crosby is wondering aloud about the inclusionor lack thereofof teachers in NBC's upcoming Education Nation special.
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September 14, 2010
August 30, 2010
Despite $10 billion in new federal funding explicitly designed to save educator jobs, many teachers who've been laid off may not be called back to the classroom anytime soon.
August 13, 2010
Four hundred or so new D.C. teachers are starting the school year amid a climate of controversy as tensions between Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee and the President of the D.C. teachers' union George Parker continue to run high.
August 12, 2010
Tuesday's passage of the edujobs bill did not sit well with everyone, and has some blaming teacher salaries and benefits for the state of the economy.
August 10, 2010
President Obama spoke from the Rose Garden Tuesday morning, urging the House to pass the edujobs bill.
August 05, 2010
The Oklahoman cites the performance-based firings of hundreds of educators by D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee as a rare example of holding teachers accountable.
August 04, 2010
A bill that could spare as many as 140,000 teaching jobs is one step closer to passing in the Senate this week.
August 03, 2010
Experts worry that a lack of black and Hispanic teachers in Texas could hinder the achievement of minority students there.
July 26, 2010
Valerie Strauss, in the Washington Post's Answer Sheet blog, argues that D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee's decision to fire 165 teachers for poor performance last week was driven by a dubious teacher-evaluation system.
July 13, 2010
Public school teachers in New Jersey are retiring at twice the expected rate this year.