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Aug 22, 2014

Teachers unions, Robin Williams' death: Second look

Union leader responds to Kirsten Powers column, and a reader takes issue with Robin Williams coverage...

Aug 21, 2014

Newtown teacher: Children still vulnerable to guns

Americans want their families safe from violence but legislators have failed to act...

Aug 21, 2014

Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings

Arne Duncan said that testing issues are “sucking the oxygen” out of classrooms, and that teachers should have another year to adjust to new standards and practices...

Aug 21, 2014

Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings

Arne Duncan said that testing issues are “sucking the oxygen” out of classrooms, and that teachers should have another year to adjust to new standards and practices...

Aug 21, 2014

Documentary filmmaker R.J. Cutler says he's here to 'Stay'

His classmates were readying for their week of freedom — for the aimless bike rides, ice cream cones, sunburns. But R.J. Cutler would not waste his spring break. Just before the bell rang at New York's Great Neck North Junior High, he marched up to h...

Aug 19, 2014

Teachers Spend Their Own Money on Back to School Supplies

With back to school shopping in full swing, it seems as if every retailer is marketing their stores as the best destinations to get student must-haves for the 2014-2015 school year. And while most retailers target parents and students in their back t...

Aug 19, 2014

NYPD union head slams teachers union president

An NYPD union head is demanding United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew resign for agreeing to participate in Saturday’s march against police brutality and for consorting with “the king of the bottom feeders” — the Rev. Al Sharpton... #Al Sharpton #United Federation of Teachers #Michael Mulgrew

Aug 20, 2014

It's a new season and a new, and deep, pool of receivers for USC

Like a teacher on the first day of school, USC assistant coach Tee Martin anxiously awaited the arrival of the Trojans' receivers... #Al Sharpton #United Federation of Teachers #Michael Mulgrew

Aug 19, 2014

Naked selfies may get Russian music teacher fired

A Russian music teacher who expressed herself, so to speak, could be fired after she accidentally uploaded naked selfies online that her students could see... #Al Sharpton #United Federation of Teachers #Michael Mulgrew

Aug 19, 2014

Powers: Left-wing teacher groups launch sexist crusade

Campbell Brown went from journalist to school choice advocate. Critics cry pretty puppet... #Al Sharpton #United Federation of Teachers #Michael Mulgrew