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Teachers union continues voting on possible Denver strike
A Denver strike would affect roughly 71,000 students in Colorado's largest school district.
January 16, 2019
Why I won’t strike: Denver teachers in high-poverty schools, like me, deserve real bonuses
What else will bring teachers into the places where we need them the most? A sense of vocation and moral purpose, for sure, but that ignores reality.
January 11, 2019
We asked 3 Denver teachers why they’re ready to strike. Here’s what they said.
“Nobody wants to go on strike. ... But it feels like it’s the only option at this point.”
January 10, 2019
Denver teachers threaten a strike at month’s end; district plans to keep schools open
“We know the possibility of a strike is unsettling for families,” Superintendent Susana Cordova wrote.
December 21, 2018
6 issues to watch in Indiana education in 2019
Raising teacher pay quickly became the No. 1 issue in education in Indiana in 2018, setting up intense debates next year about exactly how to achieve higher salaries.
the healing process
December 20, 2018
Some Detroit teachers have seen massive raises in the last year. They’re just a ‘first step.’
After more than 15 years of teaching in Philadelphia and Detroit, Leslie Piper thought she’d seen everything. Then she got a $26,000 raise.
in your own words
November 26, 2018
Dear Bill Lee… ‘Respect our judgment and decisions,’ and other pieces of advice from Tennessee educators
After the election, we asked Tennessee educators: What would you tell newly elected Gov. Bill Lee about your classroom?
Votes are in
November 19, 2018
Memphis educators vote to begin negotiations on new contract with district
Shelby County Schools teachers have decided it’s time to go back to the bargaining table with district officials to hammer out a new agreement. Sixty…
November 7, 2018
Wins, losses, and split decisions: Here’s how Colorado school district tax measures fared
The widespread success of local school taxes contrasted with the fate of Amendment 73, a statewide tax increase for education.
October 25, 2018
What you need to know as you vote on Colorado school tax requests
Aurora, Westminster, Adams 12, and other districts are asking voters to raise local taxes for schools, in addition to Amendment 73, the statewide measure for education.
October 22, 2018
Want ideas for easing Illinois’ teacher shortage? Ask a teacher.
Raising pay ranks high on the list of ideas for how to fill vacancies in the classroom. But teachers gave mixed responses to Illinois State Board of Education proposals on speeding up credentialing.
recruitment and retention
October 18, 2018
School districts counting on public support for higher teacher pay to pass new tax increases
Most school districts asking voters to approve local tax increases this November want to raise teacher pay.
October 16, 2018
In Colorado’s high-poverty schools, many teachers are just starting their careers
The percentage of Colorado’s teachers in their first or second year in the classroom is among the highest in the nation. That has consequences for students and teachers.
October 15, 2018
Memphis teacher groups want annual pay raises and more say in how they teach their students
If educators vote to negotiate, it will be the first negotiation for the Memphis school district since 2015, and the first since the city’s teacher group split into two.
October 2, 2018
What the candidates for governor said about education during the debate
Education was front and center in the debate Tuesday night between Williamson County businessman Bill Lee and former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean.
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