Teachers

#RedforEd Teachers in Maine to Lobby for Right to Strike

The #RedforEd movement is now targeting the state of Maine, where teachers plan to converge on the state capital of Augusta on April 17 to support the passage of a bill that would grant them the right to strike.

Thousands of Arizona teachers march through downtown Phoenix on their way to the State Capitol as part of a rally for the #REDforED movement on April 26, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. Teachers state-wide staged a walkout strike on Thursday in support of better wages and state funding for public schools. …

Dem Sen Blumenthal: Arming Teachers Is ‘Toxic Lunacy’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of “MSNBC Live,” Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) argued that arming teachers is “toxic lunacy” that “makes our schools less safe.” Blumenthal said, “There’s a real moment of opportunity here. And the president has to provide leadership, which

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GOP FL Gov Scott on Teachers Carrying: ‘I Want the Teachers to Teach’

While speaking with CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jeff Zeleny, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) stated he wants “teachers to teach” and will focus on law enforcement presence and “hardening” schools rather than having teachers carry firearms. Zeleny asked, “Governor,

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Brooks: Allowing Teachers to Carry Guns Is ‘Truly Demented’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks reacted to President Trump’s proposal to allow teachers to carry firearms by stating that such an idea is “truly demented.” Brooks said, “It’s a demented idea. I mean, aside from everything else,

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Report: Robots Will Replace Teachers Within 10 Years

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham claims that intelligent machines will soon replace teachers in the classroom as part of an education revolution that will focus on individualized learning approaches.

In this photo taken Feb. 12, 2015, sixth grade teacher Carrie Young guides her students through an exercise on their laptops as practice for the the Common Core State Standards Test in her classroom at Morgan Elementary School South in Stockport, Ohio. On Tuesday, Ohio becomes the first state to …

Thousands of Seattle Teachers Wear Black Lives Matter T-Shirts

Thousands of teachers across Seattle plan to wear Black Lives Matter T-shirts to school Wednesday as part of an organized effort to teach curriculum and support student activism related to closing the opportunity gap between different races, KIRO reports.

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Wikileaks Emails Show Teachers’ Union and DNC Tried To Tie Trump To Bullying

The joint effort by both the DNC and the AFT was based on a survey of 2,000 teachers conducted by the leftwing Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which prides itself on tracking extremists and hate groups. The group concluded that “the presidential campaign is having a profoundly negative impact on schoolchildren across the country.”

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during an address to the National Association of Home Builders at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel on August 11, 2016 in Miami