Despite opposition from Gov. Mark Dayton, the Minnesota House has voted to let schools lay off teachers based on their performance in the classroom and look beyond seniority in job-protection decision.
The state Department of Public Instruction is reporting that the number of teachers and other staff working in Wisconsin schools dropped 2.3 percent this school year.
When Todd Marder changed careers from swim coach to science teacher, he wasn’t ready for kindergarteners.
Five teachers from across the country will be the latest additions to the National Teachers Hall of Fame at Emporia State University in eastern Kansas.
Minnesota legislators sought Tuesday to compel greater disclosure of public employee severance packages in the wake of a secretive $255,000 payout to a Burnsville administrator.
The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill that would let schools lay off teachers based on performance.
The Minnesota Senate passed a bill Monday that would let schools lay off teachers based on their performance in the classroom rather than by seniority alone.
She keeps her class calm while shots ring out around her classroom. Awesome job!
New figures from the 2010 census show a small surge of young children in Minnesota, and look no further than the town of Waconia near Minneapolis for evidence of how that could change school districts throughout the state in the next few years.
Thanks to the internet and especially YouTube, Flashmobs have become quite the sensation. Here are some teachers breaking it down with the YMCA.
A pair of television ads designed to persuade more people to pick teaching as a career are set to debut in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
About 100 teachers in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District were notified this week that they may not have jobs next year.
If some lawmakers have their way, a teacher’s future could depend on how well their students grade-out.
Teachers in Hudson. Wis. will need to make up for skipping class last month.
School boards and local governments across Wisconsin are rushing to reach agreements with unions before a new law takes effect that will remove their ability to collectively bargain over nearly all issues other than minimal salary increases.
The largest crowd yet has descended on Wisconsin’s Capitol to protest cuts to public worker collective bargaining rights day after Gov. Scott Walker signed the measure into law.
Dozens of Minnesota teachers are bound for Madison, Wis., for a rally to support unionized workers in Wisconsin.
A merit pay and enhanced evaluation program didn’t get the support of enough teachers in the state’s largest school district to pass.
The teachers in the state’s largest school district will start voting Tuesday on a merit pay and enhanced evaluation program that could bring in about $10 million a year to the Anoka-Hennepin public schools.
A boy being attacked on a school bus is an extreme example of bullying. But to make sure it doesn’t get to this point, teachers and school administrators attended a special summit in Minneapolis.
The Milwaukee teachers union has dropped a lawsuit seeking to get its taxpayer-funded Viagra back.
Close to 50 people could be losing their jobs in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District.
The state teachers union, Education Minnesota, is launching a new media campaign to support the state’s children and their schools.
Wisconsin teachers in the St. Croix Falls school district went before the district’s school board Tuesday night to defend their decision to protest Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed collective bargaining cutbacks in Madison.
Minnesota schools could soon get an infusion of new young teachers who reach the classroom without attending the state’s traditional teaching colleges as part of an alternate licensing proposal moving through the Legislature.