North Texas School Districts Criticize TEA's New Rating SystemThe TEA has released letter grades for each public school district in the state. But many North Texas districts were already criticizing the new rating system, even before the ratings were released.
Court's Ruling Hits Teachers Unions, But How Hard Is UnclearTeachers unions are hoping that recent grass-roots protests over pay and working conditions will blunt the impact of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on union fees.
GOP Incumbents Ousted In Oklahoma Amid Teacher ChallengesAt least six Republican incumbents were bounced from office during Oklahoma's primary election, including several who were targeted by pro-education groups.
Fort Worth ISD Now Recruiting Teachers In PhoenixFort Worth ISD rented five digital billboards in Phoenix that advertise a starting teacher salary of $52,000. It did the same thing in Oklahoma.
Thousands Of North Carolina Teachers Set To Rally Over PayThousands of teachers are set to hit the streets of North Carolina's capital on Wednesday, determined to force a political showdown over wages and funding priorities for public school classrooms.
Billboards Aim To Recruit Teachers From Oklahoma To TexasThe Fort Worth Independent School District is funding the billboards, which say, "Your future is in a Fort Worth classroom — teacher starting salary $52,000."
Rockwall Teacher Surprised With $5,000 Worth Of School SuppliesA teacher in Rockwall thought that she was showing up for a Career Day presentation on Wednesday, but she was surprised when Honda gave her $5,000 worth of school supplies.
Fort Worth ISD Trying To Hire Teachers From OklahomaFort Worth ISD believes it can convince teachers in Oklahoma to come here. Teachers in that state took part in a nine-day strike over funding.
Health Insurance Costs Could Drive Texas Teachers To LeaveSince 2002, health insurance premiums have more than doubled for Texas teachers.
Arizona Teachers Vote For Statewide Walkout To Protest PayArizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike.
American Teachers Use Social Media In Uprisings, Fight For FundingThe public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origins -- teachers began talking to each other online.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.