Approximately 500 workers representing a coalition of labor unions expressed their support for working Americans as justices consider Friedrichs lawsuit.
Closing schools has a negative impact on students and communities. “There is something wrong with a system that blames children,” says expert.
Peer Assistance and Review hasn’t been widely adopted, but many districts believe teachers learn their craft best from other teachers.
All students regardless of socioeconomic status must have access to a richer curriculum that can foster deeper learning, says Linda Darling-Hammond.
International tests like PISA have merit, but we can learn more by looking at high-performing states, say experts.
“Teachers have to be at the core of those conversations”: Less standardized testing is hallmark of plan to broaden assessment of student learning.
“The U.S. needs to work on equity,” Pasi Sahlberg tells education leaders at NEA.
Since June, Southwestern Community Unit School District Number 9 ESPs had been working on an expired contract.
Children from union households, as well as those who grew up in geographic areas with high union membership, climb higher up the economic ladder.
Education support professionals in Waterford, Michigan, recently beat back a school privatization effort that would have cut 200 jobs.