Are new groups changing who speaks for teachers?

While teachers' unions remain the most vocal -- and likely the most powerful -- advocates for teachers, new groups have formed, dedicated to giving teachers a greater role in developing education policy and reforms. Some say the emergence of groups, such as NewTLA in Los Angeles and Educators 4 Excellence in New York City, could be in response to an increasingly less-experienced teaching force. However, experts say the influence of some groups will be determined by their staying power and influence of their teacher members.

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