Kids are beside the point when government officials and union leaders keep them waiting on labor negotiations that serve everybody but students and their families.
New data suggest that school districts in states with stronger teachers unions are significantly less likely to reopen in person this fall.
Teachers Unions Want Wealth Taxes, Charter School Bans, and Medicare for All Before Schools Can Reopen
What does this have to do with safely educating kids in the midst of a pandemic? Not much.
"I'm retiring earlier than I had planned because I just can't be a part of this any longer."
The Washington Post finally corrected Dean Robert Pianta's erroneous op-ed.
Chicago Teachers Go on Strike to Demand Higher Pay, Smaller Class Sizes, New Schools, More Staff, and Affordable Housing
More than 300,000 students in Chicago were out of school on Friday as the teachers strike continued.
'Unschooling' Is the Ultimate Laissez-Faire Version of School Choice. But Can Your Kids Teach Themselves How To Read and Do Math?
Author Kerry McDonald explains why her kids flourish outside of conventional classrooms—and why yours might too.
After L.A. Teachers' Strike, California Task Force Recommends Strict Restrictions on Charter Schools
Union leaders made charters a major point of contention during the January protests.
Spending four times more in real dollars per pupil doesn't compensate for low-quality teaching.
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They demanded higher salaries. The real problem: A disconnect between what teachers see in their paychecks and what employers are actually paying them.
Currently, most Florida public school teachers can't carry in the classroom.
Actually, the average salary for public-school teachers is close to the median income for U.S. households.
Seeing your kids held hostage in a battle between government factions is a great incentive to look for alternatives.
It's how their rules were made to work.
California Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal on Challenge to Teacher Job Protection Rules that Harm Students
Three judges dissent from 4-3 decision to let teacher's appeal victory stand; "Vergara and her fellow plaintiffs raise profound questions with implications for millions of students across California. They deserve an answer from this court," says Judge Cuellar.
The system is pushing an alternative pathway in order to fill vacancies.
These laws also disproportionately impact minority students.