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Oyler principal on the budget bubble?

Mar 28, 2013
Craig Hockenberry has been the guiding force at Oyler School for more than a decade. But cuts could threaten his job.
Posted In: Oyler School, teachers

Can money buy good teachers?

Feb 4, 2013
One charter school in Manhattan is banking on high teacher salaries leading to higher student achievement.
Posted In: Education, teachers

Starting over every day: Life as a substitute teacher

Dec 21, 2012
There are 7.3 million teachers in America -- among them are countless substitute teachers who haven't always been portrayed in the best light, but what subs do in their day-to-day work life is a lot more than most of us realize.
Posted In: teachers, Newtown

Schools try longer days, academic years

Dec 3, 2012
The program is an effort to give low-income students access to after-school-type activities.
Posted In: teachers, Education

For former 'jail teacher,' Plan B is Plan A

Nov 8, 2012
After losing her job teaching at a high school in the county jail, Donielle Lawson wants to stay in education.
Posted In: Teachers and Plan B, teachers, layoffs

Photography is Plan B for retired teacher

Sep 21, 2012
Eduardo de Varona retired early from teaching, after 21 years. He says he was "fed up."
Posted In: teachers, Teachers and Plan B

Taking on teacher tenure

Sep 20, 2012
States across the country are trying to make it easier to fire ineffective teachers by changing the tenure process. But some people are still wondering... what does K-12 tenure mean?
Posted In: Education, tenure, teachers

Chicago parent relieved her daughter is back in school

Sep 19, 2012
The seven days that schools were closed in Chicago felt more like an eternity to parents who had to find childcare during the teacher strike. Kai checks in with Sheila Coleman, whose 12-year-old daughter was actually happy to return to school Wednesday.
Posted In: School, strike, teachers, lost wages

What teachers can expect as Chicago strike ends

Sep 19, 2012
It's back to school today in Chicago. In the next couple of weeks, teachers will vote on the tentative contract deal reached between the union, and negotiators for the school district and Mayor Rahm Emmanuel.
Posted In: strike, Chicago, teachers

Moving on after the Chicago teachers' strike

Sep 19, 2012
The Chicago teachers union voted to end their strike yesterday, but repairing relations will take time.
Posted In: teachers, strike, Chicago

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