Teacher Education Group Asserts 'Crisis of Confidence' in Accreditor

A resolution passed by the AACTE says members have concerns about the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation's standards, capacity, and governance.


Study: Teach For America's Scale-Up Didn't Harm Quality

Teachers hired during the first two years of an expansion of the program were as good as their peers, and in grades pre-K-2 they helped their students learn more in reading, a study finds.


N.Y.C. Union's Charter School Will Close

In the wake of poor academic performance, the United Federation of Teachers will shutter the elementary and middle divisions of its charter school.


Study: Novices Often Teach the Youngest, Neediest Students in Their Schools

A new study finds that novice math teachers in a large urban district are more likely to teach the youngest and neediest students in their schools.


Better Teaching, Higher Salaries, and Lower Costs? Analysis Says It's Possible

Giving the best teachers a few more students could theoretically boost teaching without breaking the bank. But there could be many challenges to doing so in reality.


In Anti-Testing Push, Unions Turn to Polls, Ads

The New Jersey and Connecticut state affiliates of the National Education Association are mounting aggressive campaigns.


With Contract Negotiations at Impasse, Los Angeles Teachers Edge Closer to Strike

The district and union are more than $800 million apart in their salary proposals.


Third Lawsuit Takes Aim at Teacher Evaluations in N.M.

The data produced by the system is faulty, leading to arbitrary outcomes for teachers, alleges the lawsuit filed by the Albuquerque Federation of Teachers and others.


Report Highlights Features of Districts' Differentiated-Pay Systems

The 10 districts now tie teacher raises to performance measures; most offer better overall pay, too.


NEA Lawsuit in Tennessee Challenges Evaluations of 'Non-Tested' Teachers

The suit, filed by the National Education Association's Tennessee affiliate, contends the state's teacher-evaluation system violates educators' due process and equal protection rights.


Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments