Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 06/03/2012 - 11:18pm
Attending a public negotiating session one afternoon last week between the Douglas County, Colorado school district administration and the American Federation of Teachers Union was an eyeopener that revealed union attitudes.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 10:59pm
The North Carolina Senate is working on revamping public school policies ranging scrapping job-protecting tenure laws for teachers to protecting home-packed bagged lunches from child nutrition oversight.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:06pm
For months, Leeds Global Partners, a New York-based firm specializing in educational issues as "attractive investment opportunities," has been closely involved in developing Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed school reforms.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 04/15/2012 - 11:16pm
While Gov. Bobby Jindal and his legislative allies celebrate the passage of sweeping changes to the state’s public-education system, some local teachers and teachers-in-training say they fear for the future the reforms have created.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 11/15/2011 - 3:23pm
A funny thing happened on the way to reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the sweeping school-reform law better known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB): The debate over reauthorization has spawned a political alliance between the tea party and the teachers unions.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 11/14/2011 - 4:37pm
Not all public school educators opposed Senate Bill 5, though more than a few administrators and school board members stood beside the teachers’ unions in working to repeal the controversial collective bargaining law.