Break Up Urban School Districts
Smaller districts would give parents a better shot at prevailing over teachers unions.
A Rolling National Teacher Strike Is Why Schools Are Closed
Context isn’t just coronavirus, but years of union activism and potential for tens of billions in federal funds from Biden.
Have Parents Turned Against Teachers Unions? Not Yet, Our Survey Shows
Backlash related to school closures fails to materialize, at least so far.
Day After Inauguration, Biden Welcomes Teachers Union Leaders to White House
“I know how hard it is. I am teaching hybrid this semester myself,” says first lady Dr. Jill Biden
“School-Opening Extortion” Comes to Montgomery County, Maryland
"Teachers’ legitimate interest in risk-mitigation in the workplace does not extend to shutting down other people’s schools."
SEC Announces $40 million Settlement in Florida Teacher Pension Case
“Fraud or deceit” in a case involving a money manager’s payments to a for-profit company owned by teachers unions
Randi Weingarten’s Finest Hour
The teachers union leader signs a letter warning of a growing risk of “ideological conformity” in the post-George Floyd racial reckoning.
Professionalizing Teaching and Winning the Salary Wars
‘Grand bargain’ would feature higher pay and increased accountability.
In the News: Newton Teachers Union ‘Having Conversations’ About Striking Amid Contract Negotiations
In the Spring 2019 issue of Education Next, Martin West wrote that strikes in Oakland, Los Angeles, and Denver "may presage a new era of conflict."
Teacher Salaries, Benefits, and Incentives All Leading to Strike Talk in Denver
Debate is focused on a pay-for-performance program but benefit costs loom in the background.