Teacher Compensation

The Inequitable Effects of Teacher Layoffs

Widespread teacher layoffs, like those resulting from the Great Recession, have several negative repercussions that…

The Surprising Effects of Teacher Strikes on the Political Landscape

Teachers strikes often generate headlines where they’re taking place, but their influence can extend beyond…

Ways to Find and Keep Substitute Teachers

An estimated 500,000 to 600,000 substitute teachers serve in the nation’s classrooms every year, often…

The Pandemic and the Teacher Pay Problem

There have been countless headlines about the American education system’s struggles to educate 50…

Disrupted: The Path to School Reform in the Nation’s Capital

When the District of Columbia’s city councilors handed 36-year-old Mayor Adrian Fenty control of the…

What Influences Teacher Retention?

Attracting and retaining quality teachers is essential to improving student achievement. But what factors…

Where Biden and Sanders Stand On Education

While leading Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have…