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More Than 1,000 Educators Won Elections On Tuesday, Teachers Union Says
"We saw wins up and down the ballot, and we are on fire," the head of the National Education Association said of the midterms.
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Nearly 1,500 Teachers Are Running For Office In November's Elections
Teacher protests inspired far more educators to seek office than previously believed, the National Education Association said.
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More Than 500 Teachers And Other Educators Are Running For Office This Year
They hope the teacher walkouts will catapult more teachers into government.
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The Striking Teachers' Biggest Supporters Are Their Own Students
As schools close due to walkouts, kids are standing with teachers to demand more school funding.
Readers: White Nationalist Teacher Is Why We Shouldn't Put Firearms In Classrooms
Racial bias plays a crucial role in the discussion of whether or not we should arm teachers.
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Another Gun Just Went Off In A School
There were no injuries. This time.
Trump Announces Support For Arming Teachers, Backpedals On Gun Purchase Age
The series of proposals generally fall in line with what the NRA supports.
CNN Analyst Has A Reality Check For Trump Over 'Insane' Plan To Arm Teachers
"Does anybody remember their teachers?"
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West Virginia Teachers Plan Statewide Strike
For the first time in nearly three decades, teachers across the state are set to walk off the job if their demands aren't met.
A Call To Action For Sleep-Friendly Schools
Terra Ziporyn, PhD
Executive Director and Co-Founder, Start School Later, Inc.; m...
Another health organization calls to start school later — and the NEA and National PTA agree.
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Moving Forward From Charlottesville
President, Learning Policy Institute
We are all still reeling from the appalling events in Charlottesville last week, sparked by the white nationalist march that
Packed Prisons Are A Result Of Misdirected Focus
Author and Prisoners' Rights Advocate
America needs to reassess who gets locked up and the reasons for being incarcerated.
6 Stories That Prove Good Teachers Might Actually Be Magic
The things these men and women have done for their students are truly awesome.
And Gorsuch Makes Three: With Trump And DeVos, A Special Needs Nightmare
Psychologist; Director of Family Mediation Services; Writer (a...
Talk about the potential for a perfect storm.
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Betsy DeVos Kicks Off Her New Job By Making A Joke About That Famous Bear Comment
The new education secretary has faced unprecedented opposition.
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Activists Are Rallying To Stop Betsy DeVos From Running The Country's Public Schools
Protesters say they want to protect public education.
The Three Faces of a New Era of School Improvement
Retired teacher and historian
A National Press Club panel discussion clarified the positions of today's three dominant schools of education policy. Shavar
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Teachers Union Claims The 'Trump Effect' Is Warping Kids' Minds
The National Education Association says Donald Trump's anti-immigrant stance is emboldening schoolyard bullies.
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