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Americans weigh in on education

Aug 30, 2012
So far, the Republican National Convention keynote speeches have focused on jobs and the deficit. Something a little more surprising, maybe, has been the emphasis on teachers and schools.
Posted In: teachers, Education, Gallup

Every new school year, uncertainty for teachers

Aug 27, 2012
A language arts teacher in Minnesota describes the anxiety that comes with every new school year -- wondering if she will have a job.
Posted In: teachers, School, Education, Teachers and Plan B

Teach for America fields political candidates

Jul 23, 2012
Teach for America is tapping its nationwide network of alumni to recruit candidates for public office -- so much so that in one Tennessee race, two TFA alums are squaring off against one another.
Posted In: politics, teachers, Teach for America, Education, 2012 election

Missouri teachers sue to end ban on private messaging to students

Aug 22, 2011
The Missouri State Teachers Association has filed suit to block parts of a law signed last month by Governor Jay Nixon. The bill was designed to...
Posted In: Education, Facebook, schools, teachers, Twitter

How to make teachers better

Oct 4, 2010
Today on Marketplace, reporter Emily Hanford has a story about new tactics being used in the effort to improve teachers and education. The piece is...
Posted In: Education, teachers

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