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New Groups Giving Teachers Alternative Voice

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First Posted: 09/12/11 11:33 AM ET Updated: 11/12/11 05:12 AM ET

Education Week:

In times of great uncertainty for U.S. teachers, who speaks for them? The question is almost axiomatic in its simplicity, but the answer is far less clear-cut.

The teachers' unions remain the most visible, powerful, and probably the most important advocates for teachers. But over the past few years, a number of new efforts have sprung up purporting to give teachers a say in policy, and their emergence is extending discussions about "teacher voice" in unexpected ways.

Read the whole story: Education Week

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