U.S. teachers increasingly struggle to find affordable housing:

By: Reggie Wade May 9, 2019 It’s often said that there’s a special place in heaven for teachers — but most U.S. teachers would settle for an affordable home. The struggle to find affordable housing is an issue that many Americans face, but a new study from housing economist Chris Salviati of Apartment List shows that U.S….

A Half-Billion Steps in the Right Direction for Public Schools

By Stephen Owens  – April 9, 2019 In the 2019 legislative session Georgia lawmakers committed more than half a billion dollars to increase pay for teachers from Pre-K through 12th grade. Legislators intend for the allotment to increase salaries for certified teachers by $3,000 beginning July 1, 2019. This significant investment acts as a down…

CMS to decide later this week whether to close for May 1 teacher action day

BY BRUCE HENDERSON APRIL 09, 2019    THOUSANDS OF EDUCATORS MARCH IN RALEIGH AND DEMAND RESPECT On Wednesday May 16, 2018, the opening day of the legislative session, educators and their supporters from across the state traveled to Raleigh to demand more funding for public education.BY JULIA WALL UP NEXT Republican ads in NC 3rd District…

Study: America’s Teacher Shortage Is a Bigger Problem than Thought

By: Ashley Thompson April 02, 2019 Arizona teachers and education advocates march at the Arizona Capitol highlighting low teacher pay and school funding Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) A new report says the shortage of skilled teachers in the United States is a bigger problem than people may think. The…