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August 21, 2018
Support for boosting teacher pay is at a 10-year high, new survey finds
After a year of teacher protests, an increasing number of Americans think teachers should be paid more, according to a new national survey. Sixty-seven percent…
June 27, 2018
Janus decision deals a blow to the Chicago Teachers Union
Now that the Supreme Court has decided, in a 5-4 vote, the case of Janus v. AFSCME 31, the Chicago Teachers Union…
February 22, 2018
New York wants to overhaul its teacher evaluations — again. Here’s a guide to the brewing battle.
Here's what you need to know, including how evaluations currently work, the political battles that lead to this point, and what could happen moving forward.
2017 in review
December 22, 2017
What we’ve learned: 5 lessons from education research to take into 2018
Researchers have worked through 2017 to separate fact from fiction.
unions in charters
September 25, 2017
When charter schools unionize, students learn more, study finds
a new study of California schools finds that, far from harming student achievement, unionization of charter schools actually boosts test scores.
August 9, 2016
New study: Teachers’ wages lag further behind their peers than ever before
The wage gap between teachers and other professionals with similar education and experience reached an all-time high of 17 percent in 2015.
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March 29, 2016
Teachers unions dodge a bullet with Supreme Court’s split decision
The city and state unions called the decision a win, but warned that their fight is not over.
January 28, 2016
Union backers say bill could wreck Indiana's teacher pay system
The bill would let superintendents give more pay to current teachers as well as job applicants.
May 9, 2013
Not the biggest news out of Cleveland this week
The Cleveland Teachers Union has tentatively okayed a contract deal with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District that includes performance pay and an end to classes…
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