Teachers Paying for Their Own Substitutes? Believe it or Not, It Happens. – Education Article

A San Francisco second-grade teacher who, due to state law, must pay the cost of a substitute educator while she seeks treatment for breast cancer has made national headlines after parents at her school started an online GoFundMe campaign to cover her costs. “Parents were outraged and incredulous—like, this can’t be. There must be some kind of mistake!” one parent told the San Francisco Chronicle. But the situation, which has outraged parents and captured the attention of state lawmakers, isn’t…

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NEA, CTA Win Lawsuit Against DeVos, Protect Online College Students – Education Article

(Photo: Stefani Reynolds/AP) Thanks to the determination and legal acumen of the National Education and its allies, a federal court has ordered Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to implement much-needed protections for U.S. students in online college programs. “Time and again, Betsy DeVos and the Trump administration have inexplicably and brazenly set their sights on rolling back vital protections for students, and in this case, did so unlawfully,” said NEA President Lily Eskelsen García. “The federal court’s decision is a…

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