August 2015 Archives

Effective teachers signing onto a newly created initiative to mentor other teachers and reach more students could see thousands of dollars in additional pay.

The White House wants the so-called loophole in the federal HQT rules to be extended, warning that failure to do so could squeeze alternative certification programs.

The city's teaching force is much different from the one it had before Hurricane Katrina hit.

The new site,, will allow U.S. educators to share and sell resources they create, through an online forum.

The International Literacy Association finds that state standards and course requirements on literacy instruction vary considerably.

DFT President Steve Conn was booted from his position Aug. 12 after the union found him guilty of failing to follow procedures for meetings, among other infractions.

A first-of-its kind study examined which teachers were laid off in the district and the effects on student achievement.

Black and Hispanic teacher-candidates have lower passing rates on the exam, but it measures important job-related skills, the judge ruled.

A study of three districts by a training and advocacy group failed to find a pattern linking teachers who improved and the type of professional development they received.


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