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Chicago teachers strike over, school to resume Friday

More than 25,000 Chicago teachers will return to school on Friday after an 11-day strike in the nation's third-largest school system ended, with a tentative deal ensuring millions of dollars to reduce class sizes and bring more nurses and social workers on campuses.

DeVos says lower test scores show 'student achievement crisis'

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday blamed Washington overreach, high-paid school administrators and layers of bureaucracy for American students' lower scores on the Nation's Report Card, pointing to the scores as proof that the United States

NY students, teachers may be eligible for 9/11 benefits

New York City education officials are notifying thousands of former students, staff and teachers that they might be eligible for free health care or compensation through federal programs because of their exposure to the ground zero site at the time of the attack.

Teachers union sues Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program

The American Federation of Teachers union sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Thursday, alleging that the department has mismanaged a federal program that grants teachers and other public service workers loan forgiveness after they make 10 years of payments.