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Joy Resmovits

Schools Shut Down A Month Early

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.14.2013 | Detroit

It's official. For the 400 or so students in Buena Vista, Mich., school is over, even though the academic year isn't supposed to end until the mid...

Joy Resmovits

The Death Of A School District?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

The deathwatch over a tiny school district in Michigan continues as its schools remain closed. Despite teachers' offers to work for free for at lea...

Silicon Valley Nonprofit Launches Full-Scale Assault On Teacher Protection Laws

| John Fensterwald | Posted 05.18.2012 | Education

This story comes to us courtesy of Silicon Valley Education Foundation's Thoughts On Public Education blog, TopEd.org. A nonprofit founded by a Sil...

San Francisco School Board Approves Hundreds Of Teacher Layoffs

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.29.2012 | San Francisco

In a vote held on Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Education approved layoffs for 485 teachers, administrators and other staff members employed by ...

Order To Rehire 75 D.C. Teachers Fired During Rhee Era Is Upheld

The Washington Post | Bill Turque | Posted 11.23.2011 | Education

The District's labor-management relations board has upheld an arbitrator's decision ordering the D.C. Public Schools to rehire 75 new teachers fired i...

5th Grader Donates $300 To Save Local Teacher Jobs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Alarmed to hear that state budget cuts were forcing teacher layoffs in her area, Arcadia, Calif. 5th grader Jocelyn Lam decided to donate her life's s...

145 Teachers Fired In Prairie School District 204 Budget Slash

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a board vote, the west suburban Prairie School District 204 pink-slipped 145 teachers Monday afternoon and made additional budget cuts to reduce...

Central Falls High School Will Rehire Everybody After Firing All Teachers

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. — A school district that gained the support of President Barack Obama for promoting accountability after it fired all its te...