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Where Teacher Salaries Most Lag Behind Private Sector

States where teachers are protesting have among the largest pay discrepancies when compared with similarly educated private-sector workers.

Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of classrooms and held rallies last week demanding pay raises and additional money for schools they contend are woefully underfunded. 26 more words

Governing Magazine

Ask Anna - What is it with all these deadlines?

Dear Anna, We recently converted to Academy and it has truly been one deadline after another! Any tips for keeping cool? Delia

Hello Delia,

As I’m taking a break from my own Budget Forecast Return Outturn to answer your email, I’m feeling your pain! 500 more words

School Business Leadership

Hernando district wrong to fire all Moton teachers, settlement says

OCTAVIO JONES | Times Hernando County District Schools Superintendent Lori Romano listens to board member Susan Duval give her remarks on the firing of 47 teachers at Moton Elementary School during the board meeting. 902 more words
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Abundance

Teachers across the country are rallying for better funding for schools.  And the American public has a problem with it.

People believe that because we choose to teach, we are not entitled to the same standard of living as the rest of the country.  1,761 more words

Special Report: Arming Educators

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — Giving teachers guns is a controversial idea, but it’s something President Trump and Governor Reynolds say deserves consideration. And while education groups largely oppose arming teachers, others believe gun-free zones are easy targets. 419 more words

Advocacy

Norman Killer Arrested, Oklahoma Legislature Moves Forward in Education Funding, Wildfire Victims Receive Support

With Matt Marks, Jaycie Bayless, Michael Bohling, Taitum Wilson, Erica Lopez, Ashley Eddy, Abby Green, Christian Nunley, Shiloh Sellers, and Kara Karbs.

News

A high school student speaks up about school funding and Washington State’s Paramount Duty

Although recent Washington state level budget changes have created a plan to fully fund education up to the point of no longer being under court sanctioned fines, the work is still unfinished. 821 more words

McCleary Decision