(NEW YORK) -- Teachers are speaking out days after a 6-year-old allegedly shot a teacher at a Newport News, Virginia, elementary school.Trayvon Thompson teaches kindergarten at a public school in Los Angeles County. The 22-year-old is in his first year of teaching and he... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Frederica Wilson on Wednesday introduced legislation to raise the national minimum salary for public school teachers to $60,000 -- a proposal that the career educator hopes the next Congress will take up in the new year."I think that the pandemic itself... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- A fifth grade teacher has been arrested after telling one of her students that she had made a “kill list” of the students she taught and the colleagues she worked with.At approximately 5 p.m. on Wednesday, officers from the East Chicago Police... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Three months after the Robb Elementary School shooting took the lives of two teachers and 19 students in Uvalde, Texas, the topic of school safety continues to be a concern for teachers across the country.In the 2020-2021 school year, there were... Read More.
(SEATTLE) -- Washington state's largest school district has reached a "tentative agreement" with its educators union, as school closures stretch into nearly a week.Seattle Public Schools announced late Monday that it had come to a tentative agreement on the educators' contract with the Seattle... Read More.
(SEATTLE) -- The largest school district in Washington state did not welcome students back for the second day in a row after its educators' union went on strike.Wednesday would have been the first day of school for Seattle Public Schools, which serves more than... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- When gunfire broke out at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, teacher Elsa Avila said her fourth graders followed lockdown protocols."I slammed my door. I turned off the lights, and I told the kids, 'Let's move, let's move. Let's go, let's go.'... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Caffeine is essential for school teachers and staff transitioning back to the classroom. Thankfully, Wawa is here to help.Starting Sept. 1, the popular convenience store chain is bringing back its "Cheers to Classrooms" deal that grants free hot coffee of any... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- At the end of the 2021 school year, sixth-grade teacher Anita Carson decided to resign.Carson, of Polk County, Florida, told ABC News that she didn't want to leave her students behind. But when new laws began to restrict what teachers could... Read More.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The Columbus teachers union has reached a "conceptual agreement" with its school board after three days of picketing.The Columbus Board of Education and the Columbus Education Association did not disclose terms of the deal.The CEA began its strike after a vote... Read More.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The Columbus teachers union in Ohio is on strike after a vote on Sunday, just days away from the district's first day of school on Wednesday.Teachers began picketing outside over a dozen of the district's schools on Monday morning. The union... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- When students in Uvalde, Texas, return to school in September, they will have brand new picnic tables where they can sit and gather.Many of their classrooms will be stocked with school supplies ranging from new books to new pens and pencils,... Read More.