Michael Hansen

Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and the director of the Brown Center on Education Policy.

Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and the director of the Brown Center on Education Policy.

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Teachers are mad as hell in several red states. They’re walking out over cuts in pay and reductions in classroom support.

Teachers are battling back

Teachers are mad as hell in several red states. They’re walking out over cuts in pay and reductions in classroom support.

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