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As Protests Spread, Lawmakers Seek Punishment (and Protection) for Teachers

North and South Carolina teachers rallied this week. Educators in Sacramento, Calif., and Oregon could strike later this month.

• The Key to Predicting the Next Teacher Strike

Not Just Toll Roads Anymore: Governments Find New Uses for P3s

State and local officials are striking long-term deals with private companies to upgrade airports, college campuses and prisons.

How Charter Schools Lost Democrats' Support

The biggest school reform movement in the past decade is taking some hits.

What Linda Darling-Hammond's Appointment Means for Education

Democrats once fought to keep her from becoming Obama's education secretary. Now she's set to lead California's State Board of Education, where she could influence the national party's education stances.