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How Higher Ed Became a Partisan Wedge Issue

As states debate the purpose of public universities, some say politics is playing an outsized role.


Will Teacher Strikes Influence the Supreme Court's Union Ruling?

Comments about "labor peace" during the February hearing didn't attract a lot of attention at the time. But since then, labor protests have spread across the country.

Can a Business Exec Save One of the Largest School Districts in America?

Austin Beutner, the new leader of Los Angeles schools, is the latest big-city superintendent with no education experience. Some say that -- and his ties to charter schools -- are cause for concern.

Where Teacher Salaries Most Lag Behind Private Sector

States where teachers are protesting have among the largest pay discrepancies when compared with similarly educated private-sector workers.