The ruling in a landmark case that struck down California's laws on teacher tenure and dismissal was affirmed on Aug. 28 by a state superior court judge. The ruling will be appealed.
August 2014 Archives
The statewide teachers' union is backing the second lawsuit in two months challenging the state's tax-credit scholarship program.
Studies show that teachers of low-income, minority students get lower ratings on their evaluations. Just why that is remains an open question.
NEA President-elect, Lily Eskelsen Garcia is visiting a California charter school to talk about organizing efforts.
Continuing a trend, Hawaii and Delaware data show an overwhelming majority of teachers meeting standards.
An Alabama teacher landed in hot water after permitting students to act out the shootings of teenagers Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin.
A report from the National Center on Education and the Economy says holding teachers accountable for the results on annual standardized tests is not in line with international practices and warps instruction unproductively.
Teacher support for the common standards has dropped precipitously, even though they're among the best informed about the expectations.
NYSUT opted not to endorse Cuomo or any other candidate for the 2014 governor's race.
The Kansas National Education Association is challenging provisions tacked onto a 2014 budget bill eliminating due process.
TFA's newest corps is its most diverse ever, with fully half identifying as people of color.
A proposed constitutional amendment to weaken teacher tenure laws and tie teacher evaluations to student performance will appear on Missouri ballots in November.
The high-powered lawyers that litigated the California suit will represent the plaintiffs in one of two suits targeting teacher tenure in New York.
As tenure leaps to prominence as a national issue, with even celebrities weighing in, it's good to keep the complexities in mind.
As a result, a statewide survey of classroom conditions in the Lone Star State didn't generate the expected information.