Part of a statewide trauma education program, a two-day simulation in Delaware offers educators a glimpse of what it’s like to live below the poverty line.
In 1979, teachers earned 5.5% less than comparable workers. Today the teacher pay gap has grown to 18.7%.
Putting under-trained teachers in classrooms only harms students and exacerbates teacher shortages across the country.
After AZ court blocks ballot initiative that would have increased funding by $690 million, educators vow to take their power to the polls in November.
78 percent of public school parents say they would support teachers in their community if they went on strike for more pay. “Educators’ decision to take a stand for themselves inspires everyone,” says NEA president.
Nearly one in 10 Airbnb hosts in the United States are educators, each making an average of $16,000 last year to help make ends meet.
A new “report card” grades each state on commitment to public education and resistence to charter schools and voucher programs. How did your state rank?
Too few schools test for lead, and those that find it have scant support to fix the problem. Educator unions are fighting to change that.
The move to cut counselors or privatize their services to save money is a life-threatening trend on campuses across the nation.
Recognition of the importance of school nurses will hopefully help move stalled legislation in Congress that will help schools hire more full-time nurses.