The state teachers' union says that districts should boycott Pearson-developed common-core tests, adding fuel to a bourgeoning anti-test sentiment in the Empire State.
May 2014 Archives
In the wake of a lawsuit, North Carolina lawmakers have penned a plan to allow teachers to retain tenure—but grant large pay raises only for those teachers who agree to relinquish it.
The U.S. Department of Education wants new grants to improve STEM teaching and new teachers' fluency with the Common Core State Standards.
Dallas will implement a performance-pay system similar to the one that its superintendent designed for a Colorado district.
States continue to link performance-evaluation systems to decisions about tenure and layoffs.
A judge ruled North Carolina's controversial teacher-tenure and -pay law unconstitutional.
Cleveland is the latest city facing growing pains over a new teacher-evaluation system.
California won't grant a bid by the San Jose district and union to extend the two-year probationary period for some teachers.
The Chicago Teachers Union passed a resolution opposing the Common Core State Standards, in what may have implications for its parent union.
An analysis of the actual text of NYC's tentative teacher contract.
Florida's teacher-evaluation law may be hastily implemented and unfair, but it's still legal, a federal court ruled.
The Texas AFT doesn't like a plan submitted by the Lone Star State as part of its NCLB waiver.
Teachers' union members are protesting an meeting staged by the advocacy organization Education Reform Now, which they depict as an example of big-money interests trying to profit off of public schools.
A federal suit against the Houston district's use of "value added" highlights the increasing pushback against new evaluation system--raising tough questions for districts, researchers, and unions alike.
New York City is closing in on a nine-year teacher contract.