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The new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sandy Hook Teachers Worry About Loss Of Mental Health Services

Teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, have told top union leaders in the state and nationally that they are worried what will happen once funding for mental health services runs out by the next school year.


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New York City Parents Pushing Hard For End To Teacher Tenure

A stunning decision to overturn teacher tenure laws in California has New York City parents mobilizing to seek the same thing here.


A protester marches down Wall Street with a sign on her head to call attention to big bank bailouts and cuts in jobs and education in New York, Thursday, May 12, 2011.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Protesters March Against Wall Street, Budget Cuts In Lower Manhattan

There were nine separate gatherings — all of which sought to blow the whistle on what they said were tax breaks for the wealthy.