...from. Reuters.... Chicago teachers went on strike on Thursday and set up picket lines outside many of the city’s 500 public schools, as union leaders and officials of the third-largest U.S. school district pushed ahead with negotiations over a new contract. The work … [Read more...] about Chicago teachers go on strike…
School districts will no longer be compelled to evaluate teachers by standardized test scores across the state.... Following a shift in political power, state legislators are poised to soon repeal a controversial law that linked teacher evaluations to students' scores on … [Read more...] about New York State lawmakers moving to repeal teacher evaluation law…..
We're talking about 30,000* teachers in 900 ^ schools..... The politics is about the future of the area's schools, charter school's in particular.... Los Angeles teachers are set to strike on Monday, a plan that will impact about a half million students in the nation’s … [Read more...] about Los Angles teacher’s to strike come Monday…..
Low wages.... More work piled on them.... The move to iPads instead of actual face to face instruction... And qualitative measuring instead of actual teaching should be some of the reasons they leaving 5th profession... Teachers and public education employees in the … [Read more...] about Teachers are bailing out of their jobs in record numbers….
...from the Hill... Some teachers who received a special grant from the Education Department to help pay for their own tuition are saying their grants were wrongly converted into loans, NPR reported. The department’s Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher … [Read more...] about Fedloan sued for switching teacher grants into loans….
This is in response to the teachers striking for a pay raise that they finally got..... Lawmakers in West Virginia have voted to dismantle the state's Department of Education and the Arts just days after the longest teachers' strike in the state's history ended. West … [Read more...] about West Virginia state lawmakers pass bill to get rid of their Depart. of Education and Arts