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Public Education
California teachers’ union enters fifth day of strikes for ‘climate justice,’ reparations

(Daily Caller) – Nearly 3,000 California teachers are striking for a fifth day as they push for homeless shelters within the school and climate justice initiatives. The Oakland Education Association… Read More

May 10, 2023
Public Education
State teachers’ union admits Marxist platform points from assembly

The Colorado Education Association finally has provided The Lion with the language of the Marxist resolution its membership approved at a recent assembly. Previously, the CEA refused to… Read More

May 3, 2023
Public Education
Colorado teachers’ union may have taken anti-capitalist stance, won’t reveal votes on issue

The Lion has confirmed the Colorado Education Association (CEA) assembly considered and likely approved a resolution that is anti-capitalist, but the union refused to disclose the vote. The… Read More

April 26, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
Biden says government working with union allies against parents for control of children

In a partisan speech on the eve of announcing his reelection bid, President Joe Biden, joined by First Lady Jill Biden, sided with the teachers’ union and their progressive… Read More

April 25, 2023
Public Education
K-12 public schools in NYC cost nearly $40,000 per student. That’s more expensive than the average private university

Public school funding in New York City is going through the roof – of the Empire State Building. Despite decreasing enrollment, NYC public schools are primed to spend… Read More

April 20, 2023
Culture, Public Education
‘They should be worried’: Teachers union attempts to fight moms over parental rights advocacy

(The Daily Signal) – A Pennsylvania teachers union conference featured a session on fighting parental rights advocacy. The Pennsylvania State Education Association’s southern region conference last week featured a session… Read More

April 20, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Nevada boy who choked, sexually assaulted teacher pleads guilty to reduced charges

A former student at a Las Vegas area school accepted a plea deal for reduced charges after being arrested for the strangulation and sexual assault of a teacher. Read More

April 20, 2023
Standardized testing must be ditched in favor of ‘performance-based assessment,’ says NEA. Not so fast

Standardized testing is failing students and should be dumped, the National Education Association argues. “Most of us know that standardized tests are inaccurate, inequitable, and often ineffective at gauging… Read More

April 12, 2023
Teachers union president to testify on school closures at COVID-19 house hearing

(Daily Caller) – The president of the nation’s second largest teachers union will testify at a U.S. House Select Subcommittee’s hearing on school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Select… Read More

April 12, 2023
Public Education
Chicago Teachers Union ‘breached its duty’ with political spending, complaint alleges

(Daily Caller) – Teachers filed an ethics complaint Thursday against the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) over their campaign spending ahead of the mayoral election. Hancock High School teacher… Read More

April 4, 2023
Public Education
Public school workers in PA claim ‘dignified’ retirement now out of reach

(The Center Square) – Pennsylvania educators say the “dignified” retirement promised to them decades ago no longer exists thanks to record inflation and benefits “frozen” in time for the last… Read More

March 22, 2023
Virginia progressives push teachers’ union clout in district mired in controversy

The embattled Fairfax County School Board ensured more controversy this week when it voted to allow unions to bargain for teachers in Northern Virginia. The vote comes two… Read More

March 14, 2023
Public Education
Bill would increase Tennessee teacher pay, stop payroll collection of union dues

(The Center Square) – A bill to both raise the minimum Tennessee teacher salary to $50,000 by 2026-27 and eliminate the option of districts collecting Tennessee Education Association dues from… Read More

March 13, 2023
Courts, Culture
Conservative think tank awarded $77K in suit over Michigan teachers’ union’s COVID-19 loans

A Michigan-based think tank sued the state’s teachers’ union for misusing pandemic relief loans – and won. The Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a research and educational… Read More

March 9, 2023
Public Education
Chicago teachers unions throw millions behind left-wing mayoral candidate

(Daily Caller) – The largest teachers union in Illinois and its affiliates have spent almost $3.2 million on the upcoming mayoral election, according to the Illinois Policy Institute. From January… Read More

March 9, 2023
Public Education
Chicago’s powerful teachers’ union ditched Lightfoot for challenging it

(Daily Caller) – The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) celebrated Democratic Chicago Mayor candidate Brandon Johnson on Tuesday after he defeated Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, an endorsement that could have… Read More

March 2, 2023
Teachers union president melts down on Supreme Court steps

(Daily Caller) – American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten railed against challenges to President Joe Biden’s student loan cancellation plan outside of the Supreme Court Tuesday as oral… Read More

March 1, 2023
Did the NEA effectively replace its Presidents’ Day lesson with radical CRT?

The National Education Association (NEA) is under fire for quietly removing its Presidents’ Day lesson from its website. The Daily Signal revealed the deletion and… Read More

February 23, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Teacher, high school and teachers’ union accused in drunken party incident

A New Jersey high school teacher disciplined for drunken behavior is blaming the school for the party, but the school blames the teachers’ union. Rancocas Valley Regional High… Read More

February 6, 2023
Public Education
Illinois State Board of Education names new state superintendent of schools

(The Center Square) – The Illinois State Board of Education has named its 31st state superintendent of education, but not everyone is on board with the selection. Tony Sanders was… Read More

February 1, 2023