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21 Reasons To Quit Your Job And Become A Teacher

Katrina Fried | Posted 12.16.2013 | Books
Katrina Fried

Against all odds, each of the fifty educators profiled is making a lasting positive impact on his or her students; the kind of impact that recasts futures, changes lives, and might just inspire the rest of us to consider a second career in education.

When Bosses Say "Flexibility," It Means Job Destruction

Francis Shor | Posted 07.25.2012 | Detroit
Francis Shor

While public universities are non-profit institutions, they are increasingly exhibiting corporate behavior, from highly paid presidents to superfluous administrators, to replacing tenured faculty with poorly paid part-time teachers.

The Myth of Substitute Teaching as an Entry Into a Full-time Teaching Position

Pete Mason | Posted 03.07.2012 | Education
Pete Mason

For a year and a half, I was a substitute teacher, waiting for an evening or early-morning phone call to learn if I would have work the next day.

A Capital Investment

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

All education is an investment in our future. Our society should continue to support and fund the nurturing of our next generations of students and workers.

Send a message to Congress to prevent damaging increases in class size, now!

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonie Haimson

All over the country, school budgets are being slashed to the bone and teachers are being laid off, leading to sharp increases in class size next yea...

Stimulus Aided Teachers, Laborers According To Job Data

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's stimulus plan spared tens of thousands of teachers from losing their jobs, state officials said Monday ami...

Recession's Latest Casualty Is Shortened School Year In Hawaii

AP | MARK NIESSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HONOLULU — At a time when President Barack Obama is pushing for more time in the classroom, his home state has created the nation's shortest sch...