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updated Fri. March 30, 2018

Teacher strikes continue to spread across the country as educators in several states demand higher salaries and additional investment in their schools. According to local media in Kentucky, schools throughout the state were closed Friday as teachers called in sick or requested substitutes. They say ...

Scuffles have broken out between demonstrators and police in central Athens during a protest by teachers and students demanding more hiring of teachers for state schools and universities. March 30, 2018, at 11:02 a.m.. March 30, 2018, at 11:02 a.m.. U.S. News & World Report. Protesting Greek Teachers Scuffle ... police
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Recruiting and retaining high-quality teachers has been a long-standing policy issue as states work to alleviate chronic teacher shortages as well as close achievement gaps. Importantly, evidence points to teacher quality as the most important school-based factor that affects student achievement.
Arizona teachers were galvanized into action by the success of a similar movement in West Virginia earlier this month, where teachers won a 5 percent raise after going on strike. In Oklahoma, the Legislature narrowly averted a threatened teacher walk-out by passing tax hikes on Wednesday that ...
(CNN) Tad Cummins, the former teacher accused of abducting his student from Tennessee and taking her to California, plans to switch his plea to guilty on .... In a motion filed in the US District Court in Tennessee on Thursday, his lawyer wrote that "after case review, consultation, and personal ...
The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a former high school teacher who argued that his hugs with a 17-year-old student didn't amount ... teachers from hugging students for reassurance, comfort, or in congratulation, the hugs that 38-year-old former Camanche high school teacher ...
The Capitol was awash with emotion as lawmakers made impassioned speeches, buoyed by chants of "do the right thing" from teachers in the halls that seeped through the closed doors of the legislative chambers. In the House, Republicans turned to one of the few teachers in the state legislature to ... Kentucky
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Thursday morning started just like every monthly assembly at Franklin Elementary in the Syracuse City School District, with acknowledgements of acts of kindness and jobs well done. A few minutes in, it started to become obvious there was something special ... teacher
(CNN) Oklahoma legislators approved a measure including a $6,100 pay raise for teachers, but the state teacher's union says the bill doesn't go far enough and ... This gets us part of the way there, and so we need to have the Legislature guarantee that we are still working to get to that," Priest had told ...


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