Teaching Profession Education Policy Critics Take Heated Message to White House Door
Thousands of teachers and others critical of standards- and test-based accountability bring their complaints to the Obama administration's front door.
Education Teachers March on Washington: A Look at the Issues
Educators frustrated with federal policies and feeling increasingly under siege by their states will be converging on Washington, D.C., the last week of July 2011 for a rally, conference, and march to the White House. The organizers and endorsers—an array of teachers, advocates, researchers, and bloggers—have several issues that they're pressing with the Save Our Schools rally. The chart below takes a look at the pro and con positions on seven of those issues.
Federal Frustrated Educators Aim to Build Grassroots Movement
Organizers of the Washington march say U.S. policymakers are moving in the wrong direction to bring about school improvement.