Teachers in Burlington, Vt., are headed back to work after a four-day strike. But strikes continue in two Pennsylvania districts.
A bill approved in both houses of the California legislature would allow certified teachers six paid weeks of maternity leave.
The program awards teachers who are rated "highly effective" on their evaluations—as long as their SAT or ACT scores are in the 80th percentile or above.
School chiefs from more than a dozen states have compiled a new "playbook" on how to improve teacher preparation, which includes advice for states on reforming teacher licensure, evaluating programs, and using data to follow teacher education graduates.
A Michigan State University professor has designed an app that helps teachers recognize their implicit biases using data collected from their own classrooms.
New York will reduce the passing score on the edTPA teacher certification exam.
Teachers struggle to pump breast milk at work, but a new law in Illinois seeks to make pumping easier for another demographic of new moms in schools: students.
The American Federation of Teachers' survey also asked parents about the best way to improve teaching and what they most want from their public schools.
Speaking at the National Press Club on Friday, NEA president Lily Eskelsen Garcia repeatedly condemned the Trump administration for pushing policies that "hurt" children.
Among the many undocumented immigrants awaiting the fate of DACA, which President Trump has said he plans to cancel, are thousands of K-12 and postsecondary teachers.