Tamara Cotman and Angela Williamson, former Atlanta educators convicted in the district's test cheating scandal in 2015, began their prison sentences this week after exhausting all their appeals.
Recently in Teachers Category
October 10, 2018
April 23, 2018
Colorado teachers are expected to head to the state capitol on Thursday and Friday to call for more K-12 funding.
April 03, 2018
Tulsa Superintendent Deborah Gist is backing the teacher walkouts in her state to push lawmakers for higher pay for teachers, support staff, and more funding for public schools. She said Tulsa's schools will remain closed for as long as teachers are out.
January 17, 2018
All states intend to invest in principals and other school leaders as part of their plans for complying with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, according to a new analysis by a school leadership group.
July 10, 2017
Teachers often receive "effective" and "highly effective" ratings on high-stakes evaluations even when their principals admit behind closed doors that they're "very ineffective," a new study finds.
April 05, 2017
eliminating Title II would hamper efforts to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, the federal education law that Congress approved in December 2015, education advocates say.
March 08, 2017
The National Center on Teacher Quality named eight districts as its first ever "Great Districts For Great Teachers" for their initiatives in the areas of recruitment and support.
February 16, 2017
The ongoing immigration sweeps have sparked a debate between school officials in Austin, Tex., and the local teachers' union over whether teachers have a responsibility to provide legal information to students who may be undocumented or whose relatives may be undocumented.
November 02, 2016
More than 70 percent of the Chicago Teachers Union's 27,000-plus members voted this week to approve a tentative contract offered by the city's school district.
October 11, 2016
The last-minute deal on a teacher contract in Chicago came minutes before a midnight deadline Monday, narrowly averting what would have been the city's second teachers' strike in four years.