• D.C. teachers included under family-leave benefit

    Teachers applying for a new benefit meant for all District employees had been told they were excluded. Now, the mayor\’s office says, the law has been changed.

  • Groups of international teachers visiting NC

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A provider of global education programs is helping to welcome more than 200 international teachers to North Carolina. VIF International Education says 215 teachers from at least 19 countries are participating in its Cultural Exchange Teacher program. The teachers join a group of more than 450 visiting teachers who already…

  • No extra work for protesting St. Mary’s teachers

    LEONARDTOWN, Md. (AP) — Teachers in St. Mary’s County plan to eliminate extra work outside of classroom hours as part of a protest over lagging pay scales. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/VhSPVe ) that teachers will not give homework, volunteer for extracurricular activities or contact parents after school hours as part of what is being…

  • Arlington Co. considers limiting gifts to teachers

    Arlington County is considering limiting the value of gifts to teachers. But what do teachers want? One teacher says, supplies.

  • New teachers prepare for school in Prince George’s County

    WTOP\’s Kate Ryan reports.

  • Teachers spend big to provide classroom supplies

    Parents aren\’t the only ones stocking on school supplies. Teachers reported spending several hundred dollars of their own money on supplies and instructional materials last school year.

  • Va. public school teachers required to learn CPR

    Any public school teacher in Virginia wanting to get or renew their license to teach must prove they\’ve been trained in emergency first aid and CPR.

  • Prince George’s County schools considers owning student and teachers’ work

    The Prince George\’s County Board of Education is
    considering a proposal that says any work created
    for school or by using school materials would
    become property of the school board.

  • Prince George’s County teachers want raises

    As the Prince George\’s County\’s Board of Education
    looks for a new
    leader, the school system\’s newly-named interim
    superintendent is doing his best
    to reassure parents and teachers.

  • Lower salaries drive teachers out of Frederick Co.

    After a vote by the Frederick County Board of Education on Wednesday, school system employees are actually looking at a .5 percent pay cut in fiscal 2013, according to Gary Brennan, president of the Frederick County Teachers Association.

  • No raises, but furloughs for Frederick Co. teachers

    The latest budget for Frederick County Public schools is balanced, but teachers could receive some furlough days instead of the raise they were hoping for.