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The Supreme Court's Decision on Union Dues Will Have Profound Consequences

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 19:55
Teachers already make less than comparable employees, and the 'Janus' decision could make things worse, writes Celine McNicholas.
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Why the Court's Ruling Against Mandatory Union Dues Is a Good Thing

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 19:54
We should be cheered by the 'Janus' ruling, but not because it weakens teachers’ unions, writes the Cato Institute’s Neal McCluskey.
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What the Supreme Court Justices Say: Quotes From the 'Janus' Ruling

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 19:34
Here are some key passages from the majority and dissenting opinions in the Supreme Court ruling on Janus v. AFSCME.
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Justice Kennedy Retiring From High Court, Had Deep Imprint in Education Arena

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 19:17
A highly influential moderate-conservative at the center of the U.S. Supreme Court for three decades, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote major opinions on race, religion, and other areas of public education.
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Q&A: Making the Most of 'Continuous Improvement' in State ESSA Plans

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 15:55
Policy expert Dan Gordon talks with Education Week about how a continuous improvement approach can help states support low-performing schools, improve achievement across the board, and bolster the work of their own education agencies.
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Supreme Court Deals Unions a Stinging Defeat in 'Janus' Case

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 14:03
Teacher and other public employee unions can’t collect agency fees from nonmembers, the court ruled in the Janus case, a decision that could hurt unions' revenue and membership numbers.
Categories: Education