The election defeats come at a time when support for raising teacher pay is at an all-time high.
Despite all the teacher strikes and walkouts, voters stuck to partisan lines at the ballot box.
Voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot measure that would have made the position appointed.
Just ask New Haven, the home of Yale.
In school districts across the country, being held accountable for grades and graduation rates has motivated educators to tamper with results. Some places are starting to crack down on this temptation.
Preschoolers are eight times, on average, more likely to get kicked out. States are starting to notice and intervene.