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Teacher Benefits

Scott Walker Cuts To Teacher Benefits Offset Much Of School Aid Losses

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jason Stein | Posted 01.12.2013 | Education

MADISON -- Cuts to teachers' benefits championed by Gov. Scott Walker offset about two-thirds of the reductions to school revenue resulting from his b...

Getting Creative to Celebrate Great Teaching

Teach Plus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Teach Plus

Teachers are down these days, and budgets are depleted. To keep current teachers and attract new ones, school districts across the country must get creative to show their teachers that they are valued and supported.

Virginia Teachers Hold 'Wake' In Light Of Bill

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.02.2012 | Education

In opposition of a bill the state Senate is considering -- which would "phase out" systems like tenure and make it easier for teachers to be dismissed...

Doubled Retirement Exodus - Nearly 5,000 Wisconsin Teachers Leave After Cuts

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 10.31.2011 | Education

MADISON, Wis. -- When students return Thursday for the first day of school across Wisconsin, many familiar faces will be gone, as teachers chose retir...

Michigan's New Motto: Blame It on the Teachers

Susan J. Demas | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

Republicans are forever telling us that they're paid too much. Unless you are saving lives on the operating table or vaccinating children in Africa, it takes a certain kind of chutzpah to berate teachers.

Teachers' $500B Pension Problem Stands To Leave Taxpayers Footing The Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Now that the housing crisis is well underway, it's time to look forward to other lurking financial disasters. According to Time, the crisis to look ...