Beneath the surface, there’s broad disagreement between the 2020 Democratic contenders about education policy specifics, including how to implement and pay for a range of ambitious education proposals.
By Courtney Norris
In new details released Tuesday, the Democrat's campaign described the underpayment of teachers as a "national failure that's holding America back" and said that "we've failed to give teachers the respect and resources they deserve."…
By Juana Summers, Associated Press
The key sticking point of variable performance pay system for those working in tougher environments will be studied to determine if they help retain teachers in schools, the teachers' union said.
By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press
Clashes over pay, class sizes and support-staff levels in the Los Angeles school district with 640,000 students led to its first strike in 30 years.
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
By Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press
Teacher shortages, low pay, the pressures of standardized testing and the rise of alternatives to traditional public schools…
By Adam Beam, Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press
For educators who ran for office in states including Kentucky, Arizona and West Virginia that saw teachers converge on capitols this year, there were some successes but also disappointments. Still, advocates say, the movement will have lasting effects after pushing…
Thousands of teachers protested Monday in Oklahoma and Kentucky, demanding higher wages and more resources for students. So far this year, teachers in four states - each with a Republican governor and legislature -- have walked out of classrooms to…
Williston, N.D. Oil Boom Brings Student Boom and Schools Struggle to Accommodate…
The Obama administration is pushing education leaders to accept a series of reforms, including performance pay for teachers and a deeper embrace of charter schools. Education Secretary Arne Duncan discusses the proposals with Judy Woodruff.
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