District rethinks hiring temp agency to cover substitutes

(Iowa) An Iowa school district is reconsidering a move to give a private employment agency control over substitute teacher hiring after the proposal hit a wall of protest earlier this month.

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More paid time for teachers on parental leave

(Calif.) New mothers and fathers that are teachers would receive a boost in paid leave under a bill pending in the California Legislature.

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