American Teachers Battle For Maternity LeaveThe US doesn't mandate a national parental paid leave policy for mothers. Teachers are hit hard by this because they are predominantly female and underpaid.
Teacher: I Was Fired Over 'No Zeros' Grading Policy For Kids Who Didn't Do HomeworkA teacher in Florida says she was fired for refusing to give students grades on homework that wasn't turned in.
Proposed Changes to Michigan Social Studies Curriculum Sparks ControversyProposed changes to how Michigan teaches social studies has caused an uproar among the state's parents and educators,
Michigan Teachers Create Safety App For School LockdownsIn response to the Parkland shooting and the rise of school-related gun violence throughout the country. Two local teachers have decided to do their part in to help in the event of a crisis.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
School District Arms Teachers With Baseball BatsA Pennsylvania school district has given its teachers small wooden baseball bats as a reminder to fight a school shooter with any weapon available should other options fail.
Michigan Looks To Close Pension System To New TeachersThe Republican-controlled chamber plans to approve the plan Wednesday once it clears a committee.
Detroit Schools To Defer Start Of Employee Contract TalksThe Detroit Federation of Teachers says it's disappointed.
Has A Special Teacher Inspired You? Share Your StoryIt's part of a Wayne State University campaign called "Because of You, I..."
National Teachers Union To Handle Day-To-Day Operations In DetroitThe American Federation of Teachers has voted to assume day-to-day operations of the Detroit Federation of Teachers union.
Snyder Signs Law Outlining New Teacher Evaluation Standards Based Partly On Student Test ScoresThe annual evaluation will center primarily on educators' performance and include a classroom observation component.
Student Test Scores To Impact Teacher Evaluations Under New Framework Passed By Michigan HouseA new state framework for evaluating teachers and school administrators could take effect this academic year.
Study: Detroit Ranks As One Of the Nation's Top Cities For TeachersAccording to research firm ValuePenguin, Detroit ranks third in the United States as a "best city for teachers" among cities with 500,000 residents or more.
Hundreds Of Detroit Teachers Shorted On Paychecks Due To 'Technical Issues'Teachers union president Steve Conn said some teachers weren't paid at all.
Michigan Senate Approves New Teacher Evaluation Standards Based Partially On Student Test ScoresThe bill would initially base 25% of an evaluation on student growth and testing data, rising to 40% in 2018-19 and beyond.