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Voters Against 'Last Hired, First Fired' Rule: Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Voters don't believe seniority should reign supreme when it comes to which teachers get the ax. That's according to a new poll by Education Reform No...

Obey's Edujobs Proposal Breaks National Promise to Our Schools and Our Students

Kati Haycock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kati Haycock

In a stealthy bit of last-minute legislation, Obey proposed an amendment to fund "Edujobs" legislation by hacking away at the budgets of three vital education reform efforts.

The $23B "Keep Our Educators Working Act" Is No Education Jobs Fund

Kati Haycock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kati Haycock

It's critical for the federal government to act on behalf of America's public schools. But, as written, Edujobs won't maximize the number of teachers jobs saved.