The work we do and the way we’re paid is different.
Flat or reduced spending in education has meant lower or stagnant salaries and reductions to benefits.
When the Supreme Court has decided about the fairness of mandatory union dues in the past, unions have historically prevailed. In the current case before the court, Janus v. AFSCME, however, the makeup of the court is different. A ruling against the unions could have far reaching political implications on the power of teachers unions in […]
We spoke with a Los Angeles teacher about the school supplies she buys for her classroom each year, and what she wishes the school budget would cover.
How do you prepare for this costly spending season?
Education policy experts generally agree that it costs more to teach kids living in poverty. They come into school at a disadvantage, often need support services and it’s harder to attract good teachers to high-poverty schools. The Urban Institute is out with new data Wednesday looking at which states spend more money on those schools. […]
Tuesday is National Teacher Day. Starting today and throughout the week, school-age children will be showering their teachers with everything from thank you notes to home baked goods to gift cards. It’s meant to show appreciation for all teachers do. But school systems across the country are having a hard time attracting and retaining quality […]
Black students do better when they have role models that look like them.
Administrators say the upcoming “A Day Without a Woman" event will cause a staffing shortage.
Finding and keeping good teachers is a challenge, especially in rural Arizona.