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The Good News About Teacher Layoffs | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.14.2013 | Los Angeles

After years of threatening to lay off tens of thousands of teachers due to budget shortfalls, California has some relatively good news: less than one-...

Teacher Of The Year Gets Pink Slip

Posted 06.15.2012 | Education

Michelle Apperson, recently awarded the title of "Teacher of the Year" for the Sacramento City Unified School District, has lost her job. Apperson ...

Teacher Pink Slip Anxiety Increases Along With Budget Cuts

Posted 08.18.2011 | Education

While failing test scores, disobedient children and access to basic classroom resources are now constant causes for public school teachers to worry, m...

WATCH: Pink Slips Prompt Teachers To Rap

Posted 07.21.2011 | Education

They served Los Angeles' youth, got served pink slips, and now they are serving up fresh educational rhymes over the internet. The anonymous teacher-...

Nationwide Pink Slip Purgatory Puts Teachers' Lives On Hold

Education Week | Stephen Sawchuk | Posted 06.01.2011 | Education

This year was not the first in which Monica Iñiguez, a 4th grade teacher at Noble Avenue Elementary, in Los Angeles, received a pink slip. But it is...

Letter To A Young Teacher

Rick Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Rick Ayers

Something dawned on me. I think we pretty much should stop waiting for respect. It's not going to come, not for a long, long time.

Who Wants to Be a Teacher? (Pink Slip Blues)

Amy Weisberg, M.Ed. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Amy Weisberg, M.Ed.

I was struck by the dedication of these professionals, even in times as difficult as these, with furlough days, budget cuts, increased class size and lack of resources.

Open Letter to Ruthless Workerbees

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

The ax is swinging hard in Corporate America, and, regretfully, some workerbees are employing nasty war tactics to keep their jobs.

The Message of Massachusetts: Jobs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Bill Clinton saw it clearly when he was running for President against Bush I. It became his mantra: "It's the economy, stupid." Clinton wanted to ref...

Pink Slips For Congress: Voters Send MILLIONS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Voters disappointed over health care and other legislative efforts have now sent 5 million "pink slips" to members of Congress, the conservative Web s...

The Pink Slip: Women and Layoffs in the Recession

Rod Shrader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rod Shrader

It turns out that even though women are more than holding their own in terms of staying employed, their gains are not reflected in leadership positions.

CEOs Say Expect More Job Cuts

USA Today | Barbara Hagenbaugh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nearly three-quarters of CEOs in the Business Roundtable expect to cut workers in the next six months as sales sag, a survey showed Tuesday, suggestin...

Dear AG Holder, We Want Your Children to Fail

Dennis Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis Danziger

Dear Attorney General Holder, Here's what I know from having taught in big city public high schools for the past 15 years: We want your children to fail. That's the truth.