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Opinion
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
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
Opinion
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
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
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’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
Courts
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
Culture
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
Opinion, Public Education
Colorado teachers’ union will say anything to get more money

A new report from Colorado’s teachers’ union blames underfunding for a litany of issues, including school violence and a lack of LGBT-inclusivity. The Colorado Education Association (CEA)… Read More

January 30, 2023
Public Education
Former teachers’ union president charged with embezzling $400,000

(Daily Caller) – The former president of a Virginia teachers’ union was arrested and charged with embezzlement from the organization on Monday, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Ingrid… Read More

January 27, 2023
Public Education
Florida’s DeSantis announces sweeping reforms that include ‘Teacher Bill of Rights’

(The Center Square) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis held a news conference in Jacksonville on Monday to propose sweeping changes to education, including a Teacher’s Bill of Rights which will… Read More

January 24, 2023
Public Education
Ohio school district accused of inappropriate gender, sexuality conversations

(The Center Square) – A suburban Columbus school district has 21 days to respond to a federal lawsuit the school’s superintendent said is filled with misstatements and mischaracterizations. The litigation… Read More

January 20, 2023
Legislation
‘They are starving us to death,’ says union boss despite $53 billion ed budget

Texas teachers’ unions are outraged that education funding might go to any school but their own. The outrage followed Gov. Greg Abbott’s support for school choice in his… Read More

January 19, 2023
Public Education
Interstate compact could bring out-of-state teachers to fill Kansas vacancies, state board hesitates

(The Sentinel) – An interstate compact that would recognize teacher licenses from other states and alleviate the classroom instructor shortage is stalled in the Kansas State Board of Education. Read More

January 19, 2023
Culture, Opinion
Woke ‘implicit bias’ training for educators is a priority for national teachers’ union

The nation’s largest teachers’ union wants educators to know they are inevitably biased, even racially biased, despite their best intentions. “Understandably, most people aren’t too eager to be… Read More

January 10, 2023
Public Education
‘We don’t sue enough of our public schools,’ says education reform expert

Public education all over America is failing, including in California with its poor test scores and the worst literacy rate in the nation. Read More

January 9, 2023