- New Hampshire teachers file complaint over new schedule Updated: Aug-28-15 3:52 pm
CLAREMONT, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire teacher's union has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against the Claremont School Board over a new high school schedule.
- Christie signs bill expanding teacher arbitration panel Updated: Aug-28-15 2:47 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation that increases the size of a panel that hears contested cases involving the dismissal or pay reductions of tenured teachers.
- School district: We can't make payroll amid budget stalemate Updated: Aug-28-15 12:10 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - One of Pennsylvania's poorest school districts says it cannot afford to pay its staff amid an entrenched state budget stalemate, and district and state officials had no immediate answers Friday about where they will find the money to keep the schools operating.
- University leaders forced out land in high-paid faculty jobs Updated: Aug-26-15 2:40 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The resignation of the top administrator at the University of Illinois' flagship campus is following a familiar script: Step down under pressure, take a year off with pay, then return as one of the highest-paid members of the faculty.
- Report: Teacher pension perk not uncommon across Illinois Updated: Aug-26-15 6:58 am
CHICAGO - Hundreds of school districts across Illinois cover either all or most of their teachers' retirement contributions.
- Teacher survey shows concerns with test prep, evaluations Updated: Aug-26-15 5:55 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - With new tests on the way in math and English for students in grades three through 11, a new survey shows Tennessee teachers worried that they're spending too much time on testing and test preparation.
- Belle Vernon Area teachers won't strike, reach new contract Updated: Aug-25-15 7:14 am
BELLE VERNON, Pennsylvania - School is still out in the Belle Vernon Area School District in western Pennsylvania, but not because its teachers are on strike.
- Mexico's jailed teachers' union leader denied home detention Updated: Aug-23-15 7:28 pm
MEXICO CITY - A Mexican federal court has denied home detention to former teachers' union head Elba Esther Gordillo, once a feared political operator who has been in jail since 2013 on charges of embezzlement and organized crime.
- Scranton university faculty protest contract on move-in day Updated: Aug-23-15 10:46 am
SCRANTON, Pennsylvania - Some University of Scranton faculty members picked freshman move-in day to demonstrate for what they called "a fair contract."
- Union reaches tentative contract with Miami-Dade schools Updated: Aug-22-15 2:35 pm
MIAMI - The Miami-Dade school district has reached a tentative contract agreement with its teachers.
- Utah public school teachers less diverse than student body Updated: Aug-22-15 11:17 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's public school teachers are less diverse than the students they teach, according to a review of state data. While 1 in 4 students is part of a racial or ethnic minority group, fewer than one in 10 teachers fit that description.
- USC Upstate chancellor Tom Moore to leave Updated: Aug-21-15 10:07 am
SPARTANBURG, South Carolina - The chancellor at the University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg is stepping down.
- University of Oregon faculty union settles contract Updated: Aug-20-15 3:37 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - The faculty union at the University of Oregon has tentatively agreed to new three-year contract.
- Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries Updated: Aug-19-15 6:04 pm
LAS VEGAS - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for the nomination.
- GOP senator proposes tobacco fund raid for teacher pay hikes Updated: Aug-18-15 5:56 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A Republican state senator from Woodward is proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the state to raid money from Oklahoma's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust fund to pay for a teacher pay raise.
- State data shows Hawaii teachers staying put longer Updated: Aug-17-15 4:24 pm
HONOLULU - A growing number of new teachers in Hawaii public schools seem to be staying in the profession.
- Panel revising Common Core standards: Change requires money Updated: Aug-17-15 3:27 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - When changes to Common Core standards are finalized in North Carolina, classrooms will need to receive updated books and schools will need money to hire enough teachers, a subcommittee said Monday.
- Arbitrator recommends another vote on teachers' contract Updated: Aug-16-15 5:43 pm
LOVELAND, Colorado - An arbitrator is recommending another vote on a teachers' contract for the Thompson School District after the Thompson Education Association filed grievances accusing the district of failing to negotiate in good faith after the Board of Education refused to ratify the agreement.
- Delaware education secretary to step down later this year Updated: Aug-14-15 1:03 pm
DOVER, Delaware - Delaware's education secretary, who has been the target of criticism by the state teachers union and lawmakers unhappy with his school reform efforts, is stepping down, Gov. Jack Markell said Friday.
- Teacher assistants criticize NC lawmakers for budget delays Updated: Aug-13-15 8:05 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Teacher assistants are unhappy with North Carolina lawmakers for failing to pass a state budget and they are worried about their jobs a little more than a week before school goes back into session.
- Teachers in Pasco vote to strike if no contract by Sept. 1 Updated: Aug-13-15 12:31 am
PASCO, Washington - Teachers in Pasco have voted to strike if they don't have a contract agreement by Sept. 1.
- Missouri attorney general candidate fought records request Updated: Aug-12-15 9:02 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A law professor and Republican candidate for Missouri attorney general has said his university emails and other documents are not subject to state open records laws, documents provided to The Associated Press on Wednesday show.
- Detroit teachers union president kicked out of union Updated: Aug-12-15 6:01 pm
DETROIT - Leaders of the union that represents Detroit teachers have ousted president Steve Conn.
- About 20 percent of NY students refused to take spring tests Updated: Aug-12-15 5:08 pm
BUFFALO, New York - About 20 percent of New York's third- through eighth-graders refused to take the statewide English and math tests given in the spring, the state's education chief said, acknowledging the opt-outs affected assessment data released Wednesday, which otherwise showed a slight uptick in overall student achievement.
- State revokes license of teacher accused of sex with student Updated: Aug-12-15 4:53 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted to revoke the certificate of a former Destrehan High School teacher who had sex with a 16-year-old student.