• Detroit Federation of Teachers President Ivy Bailey addresses teachers outside the school district's headquarters, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Detroit. Nearly all of Detroit's public schools were closed for a second consecutive day Tuesday after hundreds of teachers called out sick over concerns that many may not get paid if the financially struggling district runs out of money. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Teacher sick-outs close most Detroit schools for a 2nd day

    DETROIT (AP) — Teachers who closed Detroit schools for two days by calling out sick announced Tuesday that they would return to the classroom after receiving assurance from the district’s manager that they would be paid.

  • Guns on campus bill becomes law without Haslam signature

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bill allowing staff and faculty at Tennessee’s public colleges and universities to be armed on campus became law Monday without the Republican governor’s signature.

  • Sick-out by teachers shuts nearly all Detroit public schools

    DETROIT (AP) — Nearly all of Detroit’s public schools were closed Monday after the teachers union urged members to call out sick following a weekend announcement that the district wouldn’t be able to pay its teachers starting this summer.