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December 21, 2018
Rise & Shine: A long-awaited salary bump for some Detroit teachers
PHOTO: Getty ImagesThe average teacher in the Detroit district got a roughly 8 percent raise since June 2017. Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s…
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July 24, 2017
‘Finally! Something useful’ or a dangerous mistake? Detroiters respond to city’s housing deal for teachers
Some readers had high hopes for the deal, but others questioned who really benefits.
April 7, 2017
Jeffco teachers would get pay raises under tentative agreement
Jeffco leaders have reached an agreement to raise teacher salaries next year if the union ratifies the agreement and board members approve it.
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March 17, 2017
A lawsuit, our exciting event, and 9 other things you should know about Detroit schools this week
Michigan’s letter grades for schools were thrown into question this week as policy makers picked sides about how the state evaluates schools.
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January 20, 2017
Teacher by day, waitress by night: Colorado teachers work second jobs to make ends meet
Eroding salaries, skyrocketing housing costs and a chronic statewide school funding crunch have pushed a surprising percentage of Colorado teachers to take second jobs.
August 18, 2016
Growing need for stronger teachers in needier classrooms gets look from Tennessee lawmakers
Tennessee kids most in need of good teaching are often missing out — a growing concern as state officials try to come up with a plan.
December 1, 2015
With state revenues rebounding, will Tennessee see more education spending?
When Candice McQueen makes her first state budget pitch, she'll offer a glimpse into how the state is responding to growing calls for change in the way it funds schools.
March 10, 2015
House panel tables teacher pay funding discussion until summer
State legislators delay a bill designed to help local school districts pay their teachers and achieve parity across the state.
January 21, 2015
Ferebee wants IPS teachers to work five more days
Indianapolis Public Schools teachers say Superintendent Lewis Ferebee's plan to improve instruction by adding five training days to the calendar starting next school year will end up costing them.
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