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.
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July 10, 2017
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.
October 04, 2016
The layoffs were based on lower-than-projected student enrollment. The Chicago Teachers' Union says it plans to go on strike on Oct. 11.
September 28, 2016
The Chicago School District faces the possibility that teachers will walk off the job for the second time in four years after the Chicago Teachers' Union said Wednesday it will go on strike on Oct. 11 if it does not reach an agreement with the district.
September 26, 2016
For the second time in less than year, the majority of the members of the Chicago Teachers' Union cast ballots in favor of a strike.
September 23, 2016
Principals play a huge role in shaping work conditions—and in whether teachers stay or leave, according to a new study.