The poll conducted by the Illinois Federation of Teachers shows there’s a lot of job satisfaction.
Lawmakers say the school legislation would protect students from intruders and reduce the risk of a deadly mass shooting.
If 270,000 petitions are approved by the November Ballot, teacher tenure in Missouri could be eliminated.
The Granite City Elementary and Junior High Band programs survived the budget axe, but not all teaching positions made the cut.
Some teachers in Farmington balked this week after being told that a school safety drill would require them to wear goggles and be shot at with pellet guns.
The measure would allow the governing board of an unaccredited or provisionally accredited district to terminate the contracts of school staff, including tenured teachers.
Teacher organization says they do not want teachers carrying firearms in the classroom.
The Kansas House is contemplating a bill that would, if passed into law, allow caregivers and school teachers to spank children harder as punishment for misbehavior.
Missouri is leading the way in making sure middle school and high school teachers know the content they are teaching.
In days gone by, a knock on the door by a teacher or school official used to mean a child was in trouble. Not anymore, at least for parents and students at Clay Elementary School.