A new study has found that nearly all public school teachers say they've spent their own money on school supplies, spending an average of $480, more than the available $250 tax credit, The Associated Press reported.
The nationwide fight for more school funding has now swept North Carolina, where teachers are planning to skip school and confront lawmakers next week.
It took six days, but Arizona teachers are ending their walkout after the governor signed an education funding bill into law.
More teachers are incorporating some form of movement into the school day, especially as the research is pretty clear on the benefits of physical activity in school.
Arizona public school teachers will end a walkout as early as Thursday if the state legislature approves a budget by then, leaders of Arizona Educators United said Tuesday night.
Twenty-five years ago, teaching public school was a pretty attractive gig.
Today, all over Arizona, teachers are walking out to protest for better pay and learning conditions for their students. But the afternoon before the demonstrations began, they spread their message by lining miles and miles of Arizona roads with red.
Educators in Arizona and Colorado on Thursday took to the streets, calling out lawmakers for what they say is too little investment for far too long in their paychecks and their classrooms.
When Elisabeth Milich posted her pay stub on Facebook, she was completely unprepared for the viral stir.
The next wave of teacher walkouts and demonstrations is about to begin.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has pledged to give teachers a 20% raise by 2020. But teachers say that won't cut it.
Arizona teachers voted for a statewide walkout next week, escalating their push for higher pay and increased school funding.
Some Kentucky teachers and politicians aren't ready to forgive Gov. Matt Bevin for suggesting that a teachers' strike left children vulnerable to sexual assault.
Inspired by teachers in other states, Colorado educators brought their demands for more funding to the state Capitol on Monday while others gathered in districts across the state -- and organizers say they are just getting started.
As teachers in several states across the United States protest for higher pay and more funding for public education, lawmakers and onlookers are debating whether teachers deserve more money.
After seeing teachers in other states agitate for more funding, Colorado educators are taking their turn.
Inspired by her special needs students, Leslie Busch joined her fellow teachers Friday at the state Capitol in Frankfort in what the Kentucky Education Association called "a day of action."
Faced with growing pressure from educators, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Thursday his plan to give teachers 20% pay raises by the beginning of the 2020 school year.
Oklahoma's teacher walkout extended into its ninth day Thursday -- the same number of days that West Virginia teachers were on strike last month before Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill giving them a 5% pay raise.
A snake slithered into a classroom in Arizona and it's not the first time it's happened.
Over the past 10 days, teachers at an Oklahoma City elementary school have been busy protesting for higher wages and more school funding. Their students, with the school closed, have been mostly staying home.
Oklahoma teachers have been rallying at the state Capitol for eight days, but on Wednesday, many showed up for a new reason -- to register to run for office.
Arizona high school teacher Justin McLellan says he's loved being a history instructor for 15 years -- but he can't afford a 16th.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signed a controversial pension reform bill that is firmly opposed by a teachers' group, which has called for a "day of action" later this week.