A new study confirms that the less teachers are paid, the more likely they are to protest. Only a few of the lowest-paid districts have yet to see a strike.
The biggest school reform movement in the past decade is taking some hits.
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.
Unlike states, localities are more constrained in their ability to raise revenues. It's creating big budget deficits for some school districts.
Some states can revoke your job license if you fall behind. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio introduced legislation that would outlaw that practice.
For the first time since the Great Recession, most states have restored their education cuts. But the places where protests have erupted still have a long way to go.