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In the early grades, U.S. schools value reading-comprehension skills over knowledge. The results are devastating, especially for poor kids.

Elementary Education Has Gone Terribly Wrong

In the early grades, U.S. schools value reading-comprehension skills over knowledge. The results are devastating, especially for poor kids.

The Red-State Teacher Revolt Has Been Brewing For Decades | HuffPost

America's Growing Teacher Strikes Were Decades In The Making

Walkouts nearly 30 years ago spurred investment and optimism in education, but anti-tax ideology eventually won out. Now kids are paying the price.

A device invented by a Wisconsin high school student to prevent entry into a room.
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Dominate Safety

I’d do anything to protect my students. Diving in front of bullets shouldn’t be necessary.

"I’m a teacher. When parents told me I should carry a gun, I felt sick."

I’d do anything to protect my students. Diving in front of bullets shouldn’t be necessary.

Analysis | Teacher: Why it’s a big mistake to run a school like a business (like Trump wants to do)

The consequences are severe.

Is Back-to-School More Expensive This Year? Yes, and Here’s Why

Is Back-to-School More Expensive This Year? Yes, and Here’s Why | OurFuture.org by People's Action

Parents getting their children ready to go back to school may be dismayed at the long and pricey school supply lists they're getting from their local schools. There's a reason for that.

A parent writes a satirical letter to teachers and administrators telling them how to do their jobs better.

Teachers, here's what my kid needs from you since I'm so busy

A parent writes a satirical letter to teachers and administrators telling them how to do their jobs better.

Teachers don't want this endless data!

Teachers Don’t Want All Of This Useless Data

I always thought the purpose behind student data was to help the teacher teach. But it has become an end to itself.

#TBATs

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Trump’s rather weird meeting with the 2017 Teachers of the Year

Analysis | Trump’s rather weird meeting with the 2017 Teachers of the Year

How the event departed from the past.

Special Ed School Vouchers May Come With Hidden Costs - The New York Times

Special Ed School Vouchers May Come With Hidden Costs - The New York Times

What are the most stressful factors of being a public school teacher in the U.S.? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, e...

Five Reasons Why Teaching Is the Hardest Job

What are the most stressful factors of being a public school teacher in the U.S.? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, e...

#WeChoose - Twitter Search

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From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, get the full story with all the live commentary.

Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-N.C.), above, says Betsy DeVos has a history of supporting policy that would leave “students at the mercy of for-profit education.”

House Democrats, Teachers Unions Rally Against Betsy DeVos Nomination - Higher Education

Casting her as the “antithesis” to public education, House Democrats — joined by the leaders of the nation’s two largest teacher unions — on Tuesday called for the Senate to block the nomination of Betsy DeVos as President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. secretary of education.

Charter Schools take school taxpayer money but don't take all kids. #PublicSchoolSuccess should be 4 ALL. @BadassTeachersA #TBATs #No2DeVos

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