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Legislation
Student teacher stipend application launches

(The Center Square) – The application process for Pennsylvania’s new student teacher stipend program officially rolled out this week. During a news conference Wednesday, legislators from both sides of the… Read More

April 12, 2024
Culture
National Council of Teachers of English hosts seminar on how to teach ‘Gender Queer’

(The Daily Signal) – The National Council of Teachers of English, a professional development organization, hosted remote training to instruct K-12 teachers on how to teach the controversial book “Gender… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
South Carolina teachers care more about school culture than pay, new teacher retention report reveals

As public schools nationwide struggle to retain teachers, one South Carolina group is trying to find answers. SC TEACHER, a group dedicated to researching the state’s education workforce, released a… Read More

March 20, 2024
Public Education
‘A discouraging story’: Teachers continue to flee profession years after pandemic

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Teachers are still fleeing schools in higher numbers than before the pandemic as schools continue to reel from the COVID-19 pandemic’s fallout, according to The Wall… Read More

March 5, 2024
Public Education
Teacher absences put strain on schools as student learning loss drags on following pandemic

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Teacher absences around the U.S. are spiking as learning loss caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a shortage of substitute teachers continue to plague the… Read More

February 20, 2024
Courts
Teachers sue Gavin Newsom over policy forcing them to lie about student’s transgender status to parents

(The Daily Signal) – Two teachers have added the governor and attorney general of California to a lawsuit. The suit claims that state policies have forced educators to lie to parents… Read More

February 19, 2024
Legislation
Washington bill would restrict teachers from taking certain restraining measures against violent students

The Washington state Legislature is considering a bill that would limit the measures public school teachers can take to subdue unruly or violent students. HB 1479… Read More

February 13, 2024
Legislation
Iowa bill banning punishment for teachers who don’t use pronouns advances

(The Center Square) – An Iowa subcommittee advanced a bill Monday that would ban disciplinary action against teachers and other school employees who do not use a student’s preferred pronouns. Read More

February 6, 2024
Public Education
Antisemitic allegations hit Philadelphia’s school district

(The Center Square) – Several concerned residents believe teachers and students in the School District of Philadelphia express antisemitism without impunity, including in an off-campus educator event they say excluded… Read More

February 5, 2024
Public Education
As enrollment declines, Michigan has more public school teachers than past 10 years

(The Center Square) – A report on Michigan’s teacher shortage found that despite high numbers of teachers leaving their jobs, the state has more total teachers employed at public schools than… Read More

January 25, 2024
Public Education
Walters proposal would suspend teachers under investigation for sexual assault

(The Center Square) – Teachers accused of sexual assault would automatically be suspended, and school districts would be required to report the investigation to the Oklahoma State Department of Education,… Read More

January 23, 2024
Public Education
Reformers look for apprenticeship opportunities for new teachers in Wisconsin

(The Center Square) – A reform group in Wisconsin wants to take what works for plumbers and get it to work for teachers. The Institute for Reforming Government has been working… Read More

January 16, 2024
Opinion
Hire teachers based on subject-matter expertise, not certification

(The Daily Signal) – Twenty years ago, when I was hiring teachers for the private K-12 school I founded, I knew better than to recruit certified teachers. From my previous work as… Read More

January 8, 2024
Public Education
Teachers conference plots how to ‘inspire activism,’ teach critical race theory

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is hosting a teachers conference from Nov. 16 to 19, and several of the sessions feature instruction… Read More

November 16, 2023
Public Education
Yet another MCPS teacher arrested for sexually assaulting a student

A former Maryland teacher was charged Tuesday with sexually abusing a middle school student in 2015, one of dozens of employees in the same district arrested for such crimes in… Read More

November 9, 2023
Culture
Report: Teachers, state employees associations declining in membership in North Carolina

(The Center Square) – Teachers and state employee public associations had significant declines in membership between 2021 and 2022, a new North Carolina report says. The state auditor’s analysis offers… Read More

September 28, 2023
Courts
Judge blocks California school district’s policy to hide pronouns from parents

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A U.S. District Court judge ruled on Thursday that a school district policy requiring teachers to keep preferred pronouns from parents undermines their constitutional rights… Read More

September 15, 2023
Public Education
Teacher’s ‘getting to know you’ form offered to not use kids’ preferred pronouns with parents

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A teacher at Catalina Foothills High School (CFHS) handed students a “getting to know you” form asking them to list their preferred pronouns and whether… Read More

August 18, 2023
Public Education
Despite shortage claims, Georgia data shows rising numbers of teachers in state

(The Center Square) — Georgia’s news outlets from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution to Atlanta News First have reported about a shortage of teachers plaguing the state’s education system. Data from the state’s Department of Education shows… Read More

August 14, 2023
Public Education
School safety forum brings educators, law enforcement together

(The Center Square) – More than 1,100 people registered to attend the 2023 Virginia School Safety Training Forum, which will address roughly 20 topics pertaining to school safety and student well-being. Read More

July 28, 2023