Teacher’s Unions

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Philadelphia School District Wants Teachers To Work Longer Days For Less Money

In its opening contract proposal, the district wants teachers’ work days extended from seven to eight hours, with teachers at the top of the pay scale taking a 13 percent salary cut.


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Good Teachers Bring Lasting Gains

Data from a new study show that teachers who help raise test scores of elementary and middle school students have a positive effect far beyond academics – and it can be measured in dollars and cents.


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Political Turnaround

Although former D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee lost her job, Rhee has “pivoted hard and has become a national political force to be reckoned with”…