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Stringer calls for paid teacher residencies — the latest piece of a burgeoning education platform as he eyes a run for mayor
Building an education platform for a possible run for mayor, Comptroller Scott Stringer called for a paid teacher residency program to help cut staff turnover.
June 18, 2019
Teachers in the Detroit district’s hardest to staff schools will get $3,000 bonus under new agreement
The agreement between the Detroit school district and the union that represents teachers has details that will aid in the recruitment and retention of teachers
June 11, 2019
A pay boost is on the way for Detroit teachers after contentious negotiations make way for tentative pact
A tentative agreement will bring salary increases to teachers across the Detroit school district.
June 5, 2019
LGBTQ advocates to push for student and staff protections in Jeffco schools
Dozens in support of LGBTQ students and staff plan to press the Jefferson County School Board to consider and adopt updated anti-discrimination policies.
June 4, 2019
Denver teachers union will re-do leadership election this fall
Teacher Rob Gould will serve as acting union president this summer.
Paying for pre-K
May 30, 2019
After a wave of backlash, New York City education department tweaks new pre-K and childcare contracts
Facing growing concern from providers, the New York City education department is making significant changes to new contracts for pre-K and childcare services.
Updated May 31, 2019
Aurora teachers voting on agreement for a pay raise, while waiting for new salary model
Aurora voters overwhelmingly passed a local tax increase in November, in part to support a raise for teachers.
May 24, 2019
As negotiations continue in Detroit, the district and teachers union differ on using reserve fund to pay for salary increases
The head of the Detroit Federation of Teachers many teachers are making less money today than they did a decade or more ago and he wants the district to boost their pay.
May 18, 2019
Chicago teachers union leadership retains power, despite vocal challenger
Incumbents will retain control of the Chicago Teachers Union, despite a challenge from a group seeking to redirect attention back to “bread-and-butter issues."
a step closer
May 17, 2019
Denver may allow interpreters, vocational educators to join teachers union
“We provide an invaluable service that cannot be duplicated."
May 14, 2019
As Detroit teachers demonstrate, they send a big message to leaders: ‘We want real raises.’
Members of the Detroit Federation of Teachers rallied outside a school board meeting to call for higher salaries.
May 14, 2019
After backlash from teachers, Detroit district backs away from controversial calendar
The Detroit district is moving away from a school year calendar that would have included an earlier start and more training for teachers.
May 7, 2019
Strikes of multiple charter and contract operators end with raises, class size caps
More than 800 students at two Instituto del Progreso Latino schools were expected to return to school Tuesday after striking educators and the…
May 2, 2019
Third Chicago charter strike puts spotlight on alternative schools that serve at-risk youth
Chicago’s third charter strike casts a spotlight on alternative charter schools, which serve some of the city’s most at-risk youth.
May 1, 2019
Another charter teachers strike hits Chicago, this time at schools run by multiple operators
Update: Educators at the Chicago High School for the Arts came to a tentative agreement late on Wednesday evening, according to a statement…
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