June

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Education advocates tell Pa. governor: fund public schools!

They came from every corner of Pennsylvania yesterday, and some from New Jersey and New York.

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Teachers’ unions push Congress for broader measures of pupil progress

"We believe all children deserve great schools, and Congress must make the investments so we are ensuring opportunity for all children, not exacerbating current inequities."

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Today in labor history: University of Alabama desegregated

Fifty years ago today, two Black students, James Hood and Vivian Malone, walked through the doors of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

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Teachers march against “teach to the test”

Thousands of New York unionized teachers and their supporters descended on the state capital in Albany on June 8.

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Maryland’s Gov. O’Malley pushes jobs program

"There is no progress without jobs, and there are no jobs without fiscal responsibility."