December 2015 Archives

Take a look at the most popular Teacher Beat items from 2015.

The fiscal 2016 spending bill doesn't include a policy rider to prevent the regulations from taking effect.

New York won't use state test scores in teachers' reviews for at least four years.

If teachers walk off the job, it will be the second strike in three years; Chicago teachers struck in 2012 for seven days.

The change to the Title II program will benefit Southern states, while Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania, among others, will see their allocations shrink.

The emails, obtained through an open-records request, include sexual references.

A proposal in the Every Student Succeeds Act to allow states to set up independent teacher-preparation academies is raising some concerns.

The AFT will help administer the Detroit Federation of Teachers under the voluntary arrangement.

Teachers reported feeling that they less power to select textbooks, discipline students, and assign homework in a 2011-12 survey, compared to 2003-04.

New Mexico can't use its system to promote or penalize teachers until a court decides whether it should be kept, or thrown out.


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