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San Francisco union kicks off contract talks by demanding a 21% raise!

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SAN FRANCISCO – Teacher union leaders in San Francisco are calling on school leaders to award educators a 21 percent pay raise over the next three years so they won’t be priced out of the city’s skyrocketing housing market.
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N.Y. schools must provide teachers to grade state tests, or pay big fees to get them out of it

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NEW YORK – As if public schools don’t already have enough financial problems.
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Topeka residents are less than excited about having the First Lady at graduation

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TOPEKA, Kan. – Thanks, but maybe another time.
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Florida teacher who ‘ordered a hit’ on middle school student fired

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – It wasn’t a “hit” hit. A Florida school teacher didn’t hire actual contract killers to “finger” a 7th-grade student at Northport School in St. Lucie County. Instead she only ordered a group of the boy’s peers to put a beatdown on him. Only.
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