Aug 9, 2014 — Author Elizabeth Green argues that effective teaching is a craft, not a skill teachers have naturally. She says teachers need more mentorship — not just more mandates.
Jul 5, 2013 — In every school photo for the past 40 years, Texas gym teacher Dale Irby wore the same '70s-era sweater vest and wide-collared shirt. It began as a dare and become something much better. We knew our parents were awesome. He proves our teachers were too.
Sep 16, 2012 — The union's House of Delegates declined to vote on whether to end the strike Sunday after hearing details of a tentative contract agreement. Teachers will keep picketing Monday, one week after teachers walked out.
Sep 13, 2012 — Join Tell Me More's education conversation on Twitter today, using #npredchat.
Sep 11, 2012 — Late-night negotiations have failed for a second day to resolve an impasse between the Chicago Teachers Union and city officials over such issues as teacher evaluations.
Aug 24, 2012 — The San Francisco Teacher Residency helps historically underserved students who are able to improve equity and achievement in math, science and bilingual Spanish.
Aug 5, 2011 — The Los Angeles school district has rehired 450 elementary school teachers who had been laid off in June. The AP reports that the jobs were restored after "a combination of retirements, resignations, dismissals and a four-day furlough agreement with the teachers union allowed the district to rescind the layoffs."
May 27, 2011 — The Los Angeles Unified School District plans to lay off thousands of employees, due to a budget shortfall. The cuts include 85 school librarians — who have been told that they no longer count as teachers. Many must defend their jobs, facing questions from the district's lawyers.
Feb 25, 2011 — In Rhode Island, the Providence school board has sent termination notices to every teacher in the financially troubled city, sparking outrage in the teachers' union. The city's mayor says the firings are meant to give "maximum flexibility" in addressing its deficit.
Aug 10, 2010 — The House passed $26 billion in aid its supporters said would save 300,000 teacher jobs.