Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher pay in other Republican-dominant states.
By Melissa Daniels, Associated Press
Thousands of educators have been protesting at the state Capitol in recent weeks to oppose changes to their pension system and to ask lawmakers for more school funding.
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
Public school teachers in West Virginia -- among the lowest-paid in the country -- went on strike for an eighth consecutive day on Monday, and schools in all of the state's 55 counties remain closed to more than a quarter…
By PBS NewsHour
Unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel say they will stay out on strike after the state Senate voted to cut the 5 percent pay raise they had negotiated with the governor.
By Michael Virtanen, Associated Press
By Nathaniel von der Embse, The Conversation
In order to prevent future mental health problems among at-risk students, schools must do a better job of screening for mental health problems earlier.
Hundreds of teachers stand outside the House doors, chanting continuously for hours. I find it to be one of the most compelling moments of my life.
By Victoria Pasquantonio
What can you do to combat "fake news"? And how do we help kids get savvy about what they're reading? You can start by not lumping all dubious content into one category called fake news, says Michelle Ciulla Lipkin, executive…
By Katherine Isbister, The Conversation
A psychologist dives into fidget items and the science behind why people seek such distractions.
By Madeline Will, Education Week
Months after the 2016 presidential election, a majority of educators polled say that national politics have created a sharp divide among students, leaving teachers grappling with how to handle classroom conversations about controversial issues.
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