Tag: Teachers

Tag: Teachers

  • Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act image

    Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act

    Section 1. {Title} This act may be known as the “Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act.” Section 2. {Legislative findings} The Legislature finds that ensuring the quality of …

  • Schools Should Prioritize Great Teachers over Bureaucratic Bloat image

    Schools Should Prioritize Great Teachers over Bureaucratic Bloat

    What makes a great teacher? Whether it’s the history teacher who gives students a vivid window into the past or the quirky geometry teacher who practically worships Pythagoras, great teachers …

  • For Retirement Security, K-12 Teachers Should Embrace Higher Ed Model image

    For Retirement Security, K-12 Teachers Should Embrace Higher Ed Model

    In a modern, defined contribution system, all workers and retirees get an annual report on the status of their pension investments.

  • State of the State: Kansas image

    State of the State: Kansas

    Kansas’ economy is primed for strong growth. To sustain its tax cuts and create greater economic opportunity, Kansas must implement stronger spending reforms, as other tax-cutting states like North Carolina have done.

  • Rally for Rebecca image

    Rally for Rebecca

    On a freezing Monday morning, dozens of teachers, parents and policymakers gathered on the steps of the United States Supreme Court to cheer on plaintiff Rebecca Friedrichs during oral argument …

  • Supreme Court Set to Review Forced Union Contributions from Teachers image

    Supreme Court Set to Review Forced Union Contributions from Teachers

    Teachers’ unions, like other unions, spend a great deal of money engaging in explicitly political activity like lobbying legislators and supporting candidates. Teachers’ unions have so far represented the strongest political challenge to transformative education reform, such as charter schools, voucher programs and education savings accounts. Unfortunately, that clout is built, at least in part, on the forced contributions of teachers who do not necessarily agree with the actions of the unions.