Tag: schools

  • Teaching Jobs Finally Coming Back

    Teaching Jobs Finally Coming Back

    By Annalyn Censky NEW YORK -- After four years of layoffs, teaching jobs are finally coming back. Public school hiring rose this summer to its highest level in six years. Local school districts added 79,000 education jobs this July through September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's the... Continue Reading

  • Louisiana Illegally Fired Over 7,000 Teachers After Hurricane Katrina, Judge Says

    Louisiana Illegally Fired Over 7,000 Teachers After Hurricane Katrina, Judge Says

    NEW ORLEANS -- A Louisiana judge ruled Wednesday that thousands of New Orleans school employees were wrongfully fired after Hurricane Katrina shut down the city and its schools in 2005. Judge Ethel Simms Julien awarded more than $1 million to seven people who filed the class-action suit against the New Orleans... Continue Reading

  • Teacher Layoffs Sweep The Nation

    Teacher Layoffs Sweep The Nation

    Arnold Schwarzenegger made a name for himself as the Terminator when he was a young Hollywood actor. Now as the governor of California, he has become a Terminator of a different kind. Instead of being an unbeatable fighting machine, Schwarzenegger is a fighter in an education battle that is sweeping the... Continue Reading