The idea of the TEACH Grant program was simple: Teachers got a grant to pay for college or graduate school, and in exchange they agreed to teach for four years where they're needed. But an investigation by NPR found that…
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…
By Sarah Schwartz, Education Week
A former high school history teacher and current district administrator, Hayes, a Democrat, will be the first black woman from her state to serve in Congress.
By Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press
Hundreds of current and former educators, most of them Democrats, are on general election ballots from school board to governor.
By Emily Cayton, M. Gail Jones, The Conversation
Urban and rural science teachers often lack funding for science lab materials and pay out of pocket to provide those materials for their students.
By Melissa Daniels, Associated Press
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 Adam Beam, 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 PBS NewsHour
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 Michael Virtanen, Associated Press
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 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.
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