After hearing from district officials that Chicago’s schools are $712 million in debt, the new board of education agreed unanimously this morning that it could not afford the 4 percent raises called for in the teachers contract.It was board members’ first meeting, and the first action under Mayor Ra
For many teachers, job uncertainty is one of the biggest downsides of their profession.Recent estimates from the American Association of School Administrators show that about a quarter-million educators could face layoffs in the coming year as states cut education spending in an effort to balance th
Many American families are asking whether sending their children to college is worth it if they end up in jobs that pay less than the cost of tuition.Mike Rose, a professor of education at UCLA, says it makes complete sense for people to be concerned about the economic benefits of college."
New York City could lay off thousands of public school teachers amid budget cuts this month, and the first to go, thanks to union seniority protections, would be new teachers.Third grade teacher Juhyung Harold Lee is among those 4,100 teachers at risk of losing their jobs.
After months of delay, the Department of Education on Thursday issued new rules that could shut down some for-profit colleges and universities.The department says the regulations are meant to cut off federal aid to schools whose students cannot earn enough to repay their loans.