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May 03 2022
During an event honoring teachers, President Joe Biden said students are “not somebody else’s children; they’re like yours when they’re in the classroom.” Biden’s words were misrepresented in the National Review, which inaccurately claimed Biden said children “don’t belong to parents” when they’re in the classroom.
In recent months, there has been controversy over parents who seek moreFactCheck.org
May 24 2022
At least 14 students and one teacher were killed in a mass shooting at a Texas elementary school Tuesday, Gov. Greg Abbott said.
The alleged shooter, an 18-year-old local Uvalde man, has died, Mr. Abbott said. He said it was believed that responding officers killed him.
The gunman, a former student at Uvalde High School, reportedly shot his grandmother before going to RobbWall Street Journal (News)
May 24 2022
Gov. Greg Abbott told reporters that 15 people, including 14 children and one teacher, were killed in a school shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday afternoon.
Speaking at a press conference in Abilene, Abbott said the suspected shooter is dead and identified him as an 18-year-old male who he said was reported to be attending Uvalde High School.
TheNPR (Online News)
Sep 17 2012
Many Chicagoans had assumed that school would restart on Monday, but a tentative agreement won only modest support among union members over the weekend.New York Times (News)
Sep 10 2012
In a move that could affect 350,000 students, union leaders for Chicagos public schoolteachers said they would strike after talks ended Sunday with no contract agreement.New York Times (News)
Jun 10 2014
A California judge ruled Tuesday that teacher tenure laws deprive students of their right to an education under the state Constitution. The decision hands teachers’ unions a major defeat in a landmark case, one that could radically alter how California teachers are hired and fired and prompt challenges to tenure laws in other states.Allysia Finley (Wall Street Journal)
Jul 03 2012
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. told the countrys largest teachers union Tuesday that the Republican party, led by presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, doesnt respect them.Washington Times
Feb 20 2015
Landmark court decision puts students' needs above ineffective teachers and the unions that protect them. "Being a kid in the California system right now is a lot like the lottery," says Julia Macias, a ninth grader who lives in California's San Fernando Valley. "You might get an amazing teacher one year and then a not so amazing teacher and you see your scores are reflected upon that."Reason
Mar 02 2022
“Addressing a concerned nation and anxious world, President Joe Biden vowed in his first State of the Union address Tuesday night to check Russian aggression in Ukraine, tame soaring U.S. inflation and deal with the fading but still dangerous coronavirus.” (AP News)
Many on both sides are disappointed that Biden did not use the speech to offer a new agenda.
The Flip Side
Jun 19 2022
After Apple employees in Maryland voted Saturday to form the tech giant's first retail store union in the United States, workers' rights advocates across the country celebrated the "pathbreaking win for labor."
Workers at the store in Towson recently organized into the Coalition of Organized Retail Employees (CORE) and have decided to join the International Association of Machinists andCommon Dreams