Second jobs during the summer account for up to 12% of an educator’s annual income, but financial pressures don’t go away after Labor Day.
It’s time to shift to a workload analysis model that would more fairly measure the growing responsibilities of special education professionals.
David Schneider, a professor and union leader at Saginaw Valley State University, was honored by the NEA Representative Assembly.
Even if students have families who talk to them about healthy lifestyles at home, schools and educators play an indispensable role.
What’s the common factor among black, Hispanic, and white students who achieve higher than expected? An experienced teacher.
2020 Presidential hopefuls and educators address poverty and systemic racism at the Poor People’s Campaign forum.
Refusing to stand by as their schools lose libraries, arts and music rooms, and computer labs, educators and parents are fighting back.
It’s not just about low salaries. Pressure-filled working environments are driving too many educators out of the profession.
When a teacher battling cancer had to pay for her own substitute, parents were outraged. But the problem is much bigger than that.
The justifications used to shut down urban schools ignore the voices of parents, students and educators, but can’t mask the racism embedded in the policy.