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Jeff Katz
March 16, 2020 - 12:25 pm
School teachers in Chesterfield were planning a massive protest on Friday over pay, but cancellation over coronavirus concerns nixed their protest. Find out more below.
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February 17, 2020 - 11:50 am
Lawmakers Support Raises for Teachers, State Employees
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October 31, 2019 - 2:58 pm
By KATHLEEN FOODY and DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers and the nation's third-largest school district reached a labor contract deal on Thursday, ending a strike that canceled 11 days of classes for more than 300,000 students. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that the...
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October 16, 2019 - 11:53 am
By KATHLEEN FOODY and DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's mayor announced on Wednesday that the city's public schools will be shut down on Thursday, ahead of an expected teachers' strike. Mayor Lori Lightfoot said during a news conference that the district's 25,000 teachers...
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Jeff Katz
May 02, 2019 - 3:58 pm
The Florida House voted Tuesday in support of legislation allowing districts to arm teachers, and the bill has now been sent to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R) desk. Click here for more details.
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February 02, 2019 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Debate over the role of Christian schools surged after the appearance of an #ExposeChristianSchools hashtag on Twitter. It was introduced after news broke that Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, would be teaching at a Christian school in northern Virginia. The school...
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November 12, 2018 - 1:52 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A retired Army paratrooper and West Virginia lawmaker seeking to restore the Democratic Party's blue-collar roots chose Veterans Day to formalize his campaign for the presidency in 2020. State Sen. Richard Ojeda filed his campaign committee paperwork with the Federal...
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June 11, 2018 - 1:14 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a nearly $2 million grant for a Virginia program designed to help veterans become teachers. Gov. Ralph Northam announced that the grant will support the state's Troopers to Teachers Virginia Center at the College of William and Mary...
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May 16, 2018 - 3:49 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Thousands of teachers filled the streets of North Carolina's capital Wednesday demanding better pay and more funding for public schools, continuing the trend of educators around the country rising up to pressure lawmakers for change. City blocks turned red, the color of shirts...
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