The State of Teaching in America
West Virginia educators who recently won a raise after a statewide strike last month have inspired others in Oklahoma, Arizona, and Kentucky to follow suit. In all three states, the movement has been predominantly grassroots because teacher union power has declined.
Today, we consider the power and worth of educators in 2018.
- Dana Goldstein, national correspondent, The New York Times, author of "The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession"
- Eric Hanushek, education economist at Stanford University's Hoover Institution
- Dale Lee, president of the West Virginia Education Association
- Melissa Cropper, president of the Ohio Federation of Teachers