Public Education
Ohio teachers union against new bill that allows veterans to be teachers

(The Center Square) – Ohio’s teachers union believes a bill in the General Assembly that would reduce requirements for veterans to become teachers would also reduce the quality of education… Read More

October 10, 2022
Arkansas lawmakers haggle over teacher pay

(The Center Square) – Lawmakers on the Senate and House Education Committees agree Arkansas teachers should get a pay raise, but just how much remains up for discussion. The education committees… Read More

October 4, 2022
Public Education
Hofmeister asks for $310 million for Oklahoma teacher pay raises

(The Center Square) – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister said she would ask the state’s education board for $310 million for teacher pay raises when they meet on… Read More

September 20, 2022
Public Education
Georgia teacher supply supplement will cost $20M

(The Center Square) – Georgia plans to spend about $20 million on a program to give teachers and school employees a $125 bonus, a state official confirmed on Friday. Georgia … Read More

September 6, 2022
Public Education
Arkansas lawmakers question claims of teacher shortages

(The Center Square) – Members of the Arkansas Legislative Council grilled officials from the Department of Education on Thursday after they asked for a rule change on teacher licenses. … Read More

August 19, 2022
DeSantis: New legislation coming next year to grow Florida’s teaching workforce

(The Center Square) – New legislation is being proposed for the 2023 legislative session to expand Florida’s teaching workforce, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday. Three new legislative proposals the legislature… Read More

August 18, 2022
Public Education
From $39k to $155k, teacher salaries in the U.S. are all over the map

(The Center Square) – A 28-year-old teacher’s video announcing he quit his job in Ohio to go work as a manager in Walmart went viral in July and his story… Read More

August 15, 2022
Public Education
Indiana grants $5 million to bolster teacher pipeline; opinions differ on extent of need

(The Center Square) – The Indiana Department of Education will spend $5 million of the state’s Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund to attract and retain teachers in the… Read More

July 13, 2022
Public Education
More teachers, fewer students nationwide despite claims of teacher shortage

(The Center Square) – The number of teachers in the U.S. has increased from 2013 to 2020 while the number of students has decreased, according to data from the… Read More

June 17, 2022
Public Education
With measures to attract, retain teachers approved, some see other problematic policies

(The Center Square) – With the governor enacting measures to attract and retain teachers, critics say other policies are keeping teachers away. Gov. J.B. Pritzker, legislators and education professionals took… Read More

April 28, 2022
Public Education
Public shaming is being used in training sessions to coerce teachers to use students’ preferred pronouns

School staff training never grabbed headlines before. But when staff members compare training sessions to a cult experience, it’s bound to raise a few eyebrows. A… Read More

March 24, 2022
Empower parents: Four ways teachers can partner with parents

With the rise of virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, parents had a front row seat to school curricula for one of the first times in modern history. Read More

March 10, 2022
Public Education
National Right to Work Foundation provides legal advice to Minneapolis Public Schools teachers

(The Center Square) – A legal notice issued to staff at Minneapolis Public Schools describes steps to follow if staff desires to return to work. The notice from the National… Read More

March 9, 2022
Public Education
Teacher shortages nationwide causing public education crisis

(The Center Square | Bethany Blankley) – Schools throughout the country are experiencing teacher shortages due to several factors. In some states, legislatures have responded by lowering substitute teaching standards. In… Read More

January 26, 2022