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Joy Resmovits

About Face: Are GOP Govs Increasing Ed Spending To Save Political Skin?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

Call it budgetary whiplash. Last November, a wave of Tea Party minimalism and budget-cutting fervor swept the country, ushering governors like Rick...

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...

Tyler Kingkade

Head Of Teachers Union Slams Critics

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.11.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, blasted critics of teachers' unions Monday, claiming Republican gove...

Joy Resmovits

Walker Pushes For New Schools Accountability Model

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

After slashing education funding and reducing teachers' collective bargaining rights earlier this year, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) announced his ...

Joy Resmovits

Responses To Public Information Requests Show Names Of Protesting Wisconsin Teachers

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.25.2011 | Education

A recent spate of Wisconsin public information requests forced school districts to determine whether citizens deserve to know if teachers who took sic...

Scott Walker is Trying to Sell Wisconsin

Eric Brunsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Eric Brunsell

The controversy in Wisconsin is about breaking the back of labor unions. This is about vilifying and silencing public workers. This is about selling Wisconsin.

Jason Linkins

Teaching Not A 'Part Time Job,' In Case You Were Wondering

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Wisconsin budget battle has provided an occasion for people to say a lot of wrongheaded things about the teaching profession -- such as the conten...

Amanda Terkel

Labor Vows To Step Up Recall Effort Against Wisconsin GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dealt a major setback Wednesday night in a high-stakes battle over union rights in Wisconsin, labor leaders nevertheless insisted that t...

10 States Where Teachers Are Paid The Worst: 24/7 Wall St.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

24/7 Wall St wrote: Lost in the debate about collective bargaining rights and the related issues of pay, pensions, and health care coverage is the dia...

The Least Funny Prank Call Ever

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Vines

The fact that Governor Walker even considered deliberately sending in "troublemakers" into the Capitol to put my safety and the safety of thousands of his other constituents at risk should at the very least be grounds for impeachment.

The Showdown Shakeout: Teachers Now Docked Pay, Disciplined

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

School officials are offering teachers a blunt reminder that they're leading by example: Students are punished for skipping, and the same goes for edu...

Millionaire Teachers and Bus Drivers Responsible for Wisconsin's Budget Deficit

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Vines

The Tea Party protesters and those that have been inside Madison's Capitol for the last nine days couldn't be more different.