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  • Teacher admits making in-school bomb threat

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois woman faces up to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to threatening to blow up the high school where she taught special education. Michelle Lynn Smith, 36, of Jerseyville, pleaded guilty this week to a felony count of conveying a...

  • California schools chief to appeal tenure ruling

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's schools chief will seek an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for teachers. Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson says the ruling by a Los Angeles judge isn't supported by facts or the law and says it unfairly...

  • California teachers union fears right-to-work law inevitable

    A PowerPoint presentation created by the California Teachers' Union suggests that a right-to-work statute might be inevitable.

  • Chicago Teachers Union head makes $235,000 a year

    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis nets an annual salary and benefits totaling $235,000 annually and owns three homes, including a vacation house in Hawaii.

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