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(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

Classroom (file / credit: clipart.com)

Tentative Newark Teachers Contract First In NJ To Tie Pay To Student Performance

The contract allows for up to $12,500 in bonuses tied to performance evaluations, said Newark Teachers Union President Joseph Del Grosso, making it the first in the state to tie the pay of public school teachers partly to how well their students perform.

10/18/2012

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

(photo credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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

08/27/2012

Teachers Rock 2012 (Photo by Ashley Pedroza)

Garth Brooks, Dierks Bentley, Josh Groban & More Gave Emotional Tributes At ‘Teachers Rock’ LIVE Show

Tune in Friday night on CBS to see ‘Teachers Rock’ concert featuring emotional tributes from Garth Brooks, Dierks Bentley, Carrie Underwood & more! The LIVE concert was last night (August 14) – here is a preview of what you will see!

08/15/2012

Gov. Chris Christie attends bill signing - Middlesex, NJ - Aug 6, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie Signs N.J. Teacher Tenure Overhaul

At the signing, the governor said the goal was simple. “That the excellence in most of the schools in New Jersey is extended to all of the schools in New Jersey,” he said.

08/06/2012

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

Rebecca McLelland-Crawley (credit: NJ Dept. of Education)

New Jersey Teacher Being Honored By President As Among Nation’s Best

For 15 years, Rebecca McLelland-Crawley has been getting Perth Amboy kids fired up about the wonders of science.

06/28/2012

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

New York Legislature Passes Cuomo Teacher Evaluation Plan

New York’s Legislature has given final approval to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s bill limiting the release of teacher evaluations only to parents, not to the public.

06/21/2012

New Jersey firefighter (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

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

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch (file / credit: Bill Finch on Facebook)

Bridgeport Mayor Has High Hopes As Malloy Signs Education Reform

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy signed into law Tuesday his education reform package, and the state’s biggest city stands to benefit, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

05/15/2012

Newtown High School - Queens, NY - Feb 16, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Mayor Bloomberg Given ‘F’ Grade For Education Policies

United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew is giving New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg an F for his education policies.

05/12/2012

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Bronx Teachers Arrested, Face DWI, Weapons, Drugs Charges

The two women arrested on Friday night are teachers at the Entrada Academy Middle School in the Bronx.

04/01/2012

Incoming New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott speaks to reporters in St. Albans - Queens, NY - Apr 8, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Walcott Pledges No Tolerance After Another Teacher Arrested

New York City’s schools chancellor is speaking out after yet another city teacher was arrested, accused of sexual abuse. 15 school employees have been arrested in just three months.

03/21/2012

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