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Kentucky Teacher Responds to Pension Changes: The Teaching Profession Is ‘Under Attack’ - Education Week

Teachers nationwide are rallying together to command the attention of lawmakers around their most basic needs, writes Kentucky special educator Jessica Dueñas. ...read more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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Wyoming Town Votes on Arming Teachers in Area Cited by Betsy DeVos - Education Week

The Wyoming school district where Education Secretary Betsy DeVos suggested last year that teachers might need to be armed to protect children from grizzly bears is about to vote on doing just that. ...read more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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Ky. Governor Apologizes for Child Sex Abuse Remarks Made in Response to Teacher Protests - Education Week

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized Sunday for saying that children were sexually abused because they were left home alone while teachers rallied to ask lawmakers to override his vetoes. ...read more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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After Surviving Classroom Shooting, L.A. Teacher Reconsiders What School Safety Means - Education Week

While mass shootings dominate headlines, smaller incidents of gun violence in school can also traumatize students and staff and upend their sense of safety, as one teacher learned firsthand. ...read more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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Defiant No More, Arizona Governor Bends to Teacher Demands - Education Week

As recently as Tuesday, a defiant Arizona governor refused to meet with teachers threatening to strike over low pay. By Thursday, Republican Doug Ducey managed to scrape $274 million from the cash-starved state's coffers to offer a 9 percent wage hike starting this fall. ...read more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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