U.S. Adults Support Longer, More Rigorous Teacher Prep, Poll Finds

Americans want higher standards and more time for aspiring teachers to learn the ropes.


Half of Those Leaving Teaching Report Better Working Conditions in Other Jobs

In addition, about 8 percent of teachers reported leaving the profession in 2012-13.


New York Teacher-Protection Lawsuits Combined

Two suits taking aim at the Empire State's rules for granting teachers tenure and dismissing them will be combined.


Missouri Group Backs Off of Ballot Measure Aimed at Weakening Teacher Tenure

Supporters of a constitutional amendment limiting teacher contracts to three years in Missouri are calling off their campaign.


Calif. Teachers' Unions File Appeal Against Vergara Ruling on Teacher Tenure

California teachers' unions filed an appeal against the Vergara decision that struck down state teacher tenure and dismissal laws.


N.C. District Votes to End Relationship With Teach For America

A school board in Durham, N.C., will end its relationship with Teach For America. Board members were concerned about the program's short commitment requirement and recruit preparation.


Calif. Governor Appeals Vergara Ruling on Teacher Tenure

The California governor is the latest to appeal the Vergara decision that struck down state teacher tenure and dismissal laws.


Pedagogical Preparation Linked to Higher Teacher Retention

A study indicates that teachers, especially of math and science, benefit from higher doses of pedagogical training.


Judge Affirms Vergara Ruling on Teacher Tenure; Calif. Chief Urges Appeal

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.


Florida Union Backs Second Lawsuit Against School Choice Program

The statewide teachers' union is backing the second lawsuit in two months challenging the state's tax-credit scholarship program.


Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments