In a Washington Post op-ed, the chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers makes the economic case for the education jobs bill: Because unemployed teachers have to cut back on spending, local businesses and overall economic activity suffer. And the costs of decreased learning time and ...
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May 28, 2010
May 26, 2010
With so-many school layoffs and hiring freezes being reported, you'd think it wouldn't be hard for a school to find good teachers right now. But Epiphany in Baltimore has found that, for a variety of reasonsmost notably district recruitment and preference policiesthat's not the case.
May 18, 2010
Education bloggers react to the news that a Rhode Island is rehiring all of the teachers it had fired in a turnaround effort earlier in the year.
May 17, 2010
Parents from a California school district raised $2 million in two months to save the teaching jobs of over 100 teachers who received pink slips in March.
May 14, 2010
The 93 teachers who were all fired from a Rhode Island school can now reapply for their jobs, but only half can be re-hired and they're facing off against 800 other applicants.
May 10, 2010
Education officials in Massachusetts announced a new initiative to recruit high-quality teachers for jobs in underperforming schools across the state.
May 10, 2010
Can this story be real? Apparently the teacher-job market in Ontario is so tough that some non-religious educators are taking up Catholicism in an attempt to get coveted positions in parochial schools, according the Canadian Press. "I don't particularly like going (to mass) every Sunday, but if this...