“Fund our future!” Kentucky educators tell lawmakers at Friday protest.
Fed up with lawmakers who have long neglected public schools, educators are building a movement that “cannot be stopped,” says NEA president.
After decades of endless empty promises to take care of educators, West Virginia’s teachers and education support professionals have reached the breaking point.
With a piece of poster board and a few markers, Teresa Danks has raised more than $30,000 for school supplies. But why should educators have to go to such lengths to provide classrooms with basic supplies?
Low pay and other factors are making it harder to recruit and retain good teachers, and students and communities are paying the price.
The pay gap between educators and comparable workers is wider than it’s ever been, blocking efforts to recruit and retain new teachers.