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CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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Will It End? Chicago Teachers To Vote On Strike

After a weeklong strike over job security and evaluation procedures, it all comes down to this: Are Chicago teachers satisfied enough with a proposed contract deal that they will vote to end their walkout?

09/16/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

08/27/2012

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Teachers Become Students To Learn Technology Integration

It may be summer break, but some teachers were back in the classroom Tuesday. This time, they were the students — learning how to best integrate technology into their lesson plans.

07/31/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]

06/12/2012

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Seniority Still Rules In Minn. Teacher Layoffs

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have let schools lay off teachers based on their performance rather than simply on seniority.

05/03/2012

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Teacher Tenure Bill Heads To Dayton

A bill making significant changes to the process for teacher layoffs is headed to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, who has pledged a veto.

04/28/2012

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Minn. House Votes For New Teacher Layoff Rules

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.

04/26/2012

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Wisconsin School Staff Drops 2.3 Percent

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.

04/18/2012

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Tough Problem: How Best To Evaluate Teachers

When Todd Marder changed careers from swim coach to science teacher, he wasn’t ready for kindergarteners.

04/13/2012

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MN Teacher To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

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.

03/19/2012

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Legislators Aim To Unmask Severance Packages

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.

03/06/2012

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Minn. Senate Passes Teacher Layoffs Bill

The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill that would let schools lay off teachers based on performance.

02/27/2012

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Minnesota House Passes Bill On Teacher Layoffs

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.

02/16/2012

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