Chicago Public Schools notified 356 teachers and about 600 more school support staffers that they would be laid off, as budget conflicts persist across the state of Illinois.
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), is set to deliver a speech in Washington, D.C. on Thursday comparing private school vouchers and tax credits to state-sponsored segregation.
A California educator who was once laid off shortly after receiving her school’s Teacher of the Year Award is now at the center of a court case that could challenge one the state’s most powerful unions.
The American Federation of Teachers appears unable to win a majority vote of graduate students at its presidents alma mater, although the final vote is still too close to call and may be appealed.
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I., Vt.) campaign rally Saturday at Scranton High School in Pennsylvania for Hillary Clinton and Senate candidate Katie McGinty is interfering with the “Ryan’s Run” race benefiting disabled children and the Steamtown Marathon Exposition that benefits a local hospital, the Times-Tribune reports.
One of the nation’s largest labor unions continues to pour hundreds of thousands of dollars into the Clinton family’s controversial foundation.
Rap mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs helped open a charter school in East Harlem on Monday that he’s had in the making for more than six years, WPIX reported.
The three major network evening newscasts have ignored violent unrest in Mexico between teachers’ unions and state police that left eight dead Sunday evening.
Project Veritas reporter James O’Keefe posted video of his confrontation with the Yonkers, New York, teachers union official with ties to Hillary Clinton who advised him to lie and defraud school officials about a possible case of physically hurting a student.