When school children start paying union dues, then perhaps they can expect unions to represent their interests. One has to wonder what the CTU is thinking. It’s certainly not the children.
A looming teachers strike in Chicago has many immigrant parents worried.
Wisconsin residents made history by collecting over 1 million signatures to force a recall of their governor, Republican Scott Walker, and Latinos are voicing their discontent with their governor.
Could bolstering the Latino teacher workforce have an impact on the widening achievement gap between Latino students and their white and black peers in America?
Teach for America, a nonprofit aimed at eliminating educational inequality, is partnering with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) to start a Latino teacher recruiting initiative.
The surge in Hispanic students across the nation is forcing schools to reckon with a deep shortage of teachers who share their cultural heritage.
A group of researchers has found that minority students in community colleges tend to perform better when they’re taught by minority instructors — particularly those of similar race or ethnicity.
A new report titled "Left Back: The Impact of SB 1070 on Arizona's Youth," is based on over 70 interviews in seven different schools in Pima County, that summarizes the perspectives of teachers, parents, and students themselves on how young people have been impacted by the law's passage
Labor Department officials ruled Monday that Prince George’s County schools shortchanged more than 1,000 teachers recruited from foreign countries and ordered the district to pay $5.9 million in back wages and penalties. School officials recruited the foreign instructors for classes such as math and science that were hard to fill but then required that the teachers cover thousands of dollars in expenses related to getting temporary work visas — expenses that, Labor Department officials said, should have been covered by the system.