Arizona teachers line up for miles to kick off massive education protest
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Teachers in Arizona and Colorado Walk Out Over Education Funding
Teachers and their supporters began gathering on Thursday morning around Chase Field, a baseball stadium in Phoenix. From there, they marched to the Capitol to hold a rally calling for restoring education funding to pre-Recession levels, raising their pay, and halting tax cuts until per-pupil funding reaches the national average. The march unfolded peacefully, with…

Colorado, Bilingual Education, and Civil Rights
Eiko Tsuchiya/Shutterstock The national teacher shortage has hit Colorado hard. Since 2000, the state’s average teacher pay has dipped 15 percent, leaving Colorado ranking fifth among the lowest teacher salaries in the country. Moreover, school districts in low-income urban and rural districts have even more difficulty attracting highly qualified teachers. So at Adams 14, a school district nestled…

Severed fiber cable halts some TNReady testing again
CLOSE The Tennessee Department of Education announced a reported “deliberate attack” on its testing vendor, Questar Assessment. Lacy Atkins/Tennessean Some districts reported more testing problems on Thursday, but this time the issue was with the internet and not the testing platform, according to the state.(Photo: File photo / Jae S. Lee / The Tennessean) A…