Fat-cat teachers kept safe by seniority may soon lose that protection.Read More →
Nine California students have filed a legal brief against the state claiming teacher job protections violate their right to equal and quality education.Read More →
By Evan Grossman | Watchdog.org
A veteran Pennsylvania school teacher is taking on the biggest teachers’ union in the state because she feels her First Amendment rights are being trampled by the organization.
Linda Misja has been teaching French and English for 37 years and has rejected union membership all that time because she does not believe in […]
From Florida, where the teachers union is trying to kill school choice, to Philadelphia, where union politics may cripple the school district’s budget, it’s been an interesting week in education news.Read More →
Part 1 of 3 in the series Learning to teach
By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org
MILWAUKEE — The gymnasium at St. Marcus Lutheran School was nearly filled with students attentively listening to a lecture.
But they weren’t the school’s normal K-8 students. They were undergraduates from more than 40 colleges.
While St. Marcus’s students are enjoying their summer break, the […]
Mere hours after getting a $70 million bailout from the City Council, the School District of Philadelphia may have thrown $25 million of that out the window.
The district must approve a working budget for next year by the end of this month, but even with the Council’s aid package, Philly schools still face an uncertain fiscal future with state funding hazy, too.Read More →