Head teachers to vote over pension strike
Head teachers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are to be balloted on potential strike action over reductions to their pensions package.
The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) said it was balloting its members over the cuts with "great reluctance".
It comes after two teaching unions joined lecturers in backing a strike on on June 30.
The government said a strike would damage children's learning.
NAHT general secretary Russell Hobby said: "With great reluctance, faced with threats and a refusal to negotiate from the government, we feel we have no option but to demonstrate our anger at his attack on the teaching profession.
"Like everyone else, teachers have paid the price for the recession in taxes and pay cuts. They are now also being taxed to pay for the mistakes of others. Read more... (BBC News - 17 June)