Michelle Rhee and the Washington Teachers Union have reached a tentative union contract which “will boost the average annual salary of a D.C. educator from $67,000 to about $81,000…,” according to the Washington Post.
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In a new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), the non-profit notes that while more minority young adults are going to college, one in ten of young adults in poverty have received a degree or postsecondary credential.
In public school districts across America, the financial crisis has been followed by calls for school district cutbacks, layoffs and wage freezes amid budget crises.
As has been chronicled by AIA, one of the indicators of potential indoctrination is when parents are shielded from educators’ curriculum or the “teaching moments” to which their children will be exposed.
Contrary to the Keynesian theory that government spending can spark economic growth in times of recession, a new study demonstrates that pork, at least, may damage corporations within the states that receive these federal dollars.
Commencement is usually a time when the speaker gives encouragement to the college graduates as they head off into the work force and pursue their life dreams. But NBC’s Today Show anchor Ann Curry, this year’s Wheaton College commencement speaker, gave mixed signals, making an embarrassing mistake during her speech.
A family has sued Carmel Clay Schools for what the father deems “harassment” of his daughter by a bus driver working for the school district.
Climate activists seem intent on preaching anthropogenic global warming to students at many levels, from childhood through higher education.
Those students at green colleges learning about sustainability and reducing their carbon footprint might want to consider the record of those who represent such initiatives.
Accuracy in Academia has identified four consecutive years during which Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan worked with the law school’s Lambda group to oppose military recruiting on campus.