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In return for abolishing tenure, lawmakers are making districts offer raises to a quarter of their teachers, a quota administrators' and teachers' associations are protesting. (April 22, 2014)

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07/30 03:29 pm | N.Y.C. Union Strikes Back at Tenure Allegations | The United Federation of Teachers released data that it claims show the state's due-process rules help teachers leave the profession in a timely fashion.

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This special report examines the attempts by a small but growing number of districts and unions to work together to enhance the knowledge and skills of teachers and, in turn, improve the achievement of schoolchildren.

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The American Federation of Teachers wants stricter training-program entry criteria and a "universal assessment" for teacher-candidates.
December 11, 2012 - Education Week
The state’s Department of Education released its first report on new, controversial evaluations for teachers Wednesday.
December 5, 2012 - McClatchy-Tribune
The pact approved in Newark, N.J., sets up a dual salary schedule and ensures teacher involvement in evaluations.
November 28, 2012 | Updated: December 12, 2012 - Education Week
To be eligible for a share of $400 million in new Race to the Top grants, districts had to prove they had union buy-in.
November 13, 2012 - Education Week
A sweeping set of measures that included laptops for high school students and curbs on collective-bargaining are overturned by voters.
November 13, 2012 - Education Week
A state-by-state report concludes that Hawaii has the strongest teachers' union, and Arizona has the weakest.
November 6, 2012 - Education Week
October 30, 2012 - Education Week
An effort by the district to win a $40-million grant has unraveled after the L.A. teachers union declined to sign the application.
October 30, 2012 - McClatchy-Tribune
Though policy differences may have dampened enthusiasm for some, many teachers back President Obama for re-election.
October 23, 2012 - Education Week
Four writers explore the implications of the recent teachers' strike in Chicago.
October 2, 2012 - Education Week

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