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How Strong Are U.S. Teachers Unions? A State-By-State Comparison

Posted 10.29.2012 | Education

A study out of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and Education Reform Now, a conservative education think thank, examined the strength of teachers union...

Rick Scott's Education Plan: Debit Cards For Teachers

The Orlando Sentinel | Leslie Postal | Posted 12.26.2012 | Education

Gov. Rick Scott wants all Florida teachers to get state-funded debit cards they can use to purchase school supplies many now pay for with their own mo...

Tenure Rights Weaken As States Look To Fire Teachers Who Aren't Performing

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 03.25.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON — America's public school teachers are seeing their generations-old tenure protections weakened as states seek flexibility to fire te...

Joy Resmovits

Lawsuit: Florida Voucher Measure Misleads By Using Language Of Religious Freedom | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.20.2011 | Education

Florida's largest teachers' union joined the American Civil Liberties Union and several rabbis and ministers seeking to halt a 2012 ballot measure the...

Joy Resmovits

Legal Action Over Florida's Education Reform | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.21.2011 | Education

Florida's largest teachers union filed suit on Monday to stop the enactment of new pension reform laws, the first lawsuit of potentially many that see...

Gov. Rick Scott Sued By Florida Education Association Over Pay Cut

Miami Herald | Posted 08.20.2011 | Education

The Florida Education Associate announced today it has filed a class action lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott and other trustess of the state retirement...