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Appeals Court Says Teachers Were Improperly Fired

A state appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling that thousands of New Orleans teachers fired after Hurricane Katrina were denied the constitutional right of due process.

01/16/2014

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Texas Lawmakers Approve Bill To Train Teachers To Be Armed Marshals

Texas schools could train teachers as armed marshals to exchange gunfire with potential attackers under a bill approved by state lawmakers and sent to Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday, while a key lawmaker said attempts to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into college classrooms is likely dead.

05/23/2013

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Oklahoma House Approves Bill To Allow Armed Teachers In Classrooms

Public school districts across Oklahoma could decide whether to allow armed teachers in classrooms under a bill approved late Tuesday in the Oklahoma House.

03/13/2013

(Photo: Publicity shots of Dick Devos, union opponent, and James P. Hoffa, union organizer)

Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

08/27/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Texas Teacher Allegedly Had Elementary School Students Hit Bully

Two teachers in South Texas have been put on administrative leave after more than 20 students allegedly hit a boy accused of being a bully.

06/15/2012

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Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]

06/12/2012

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