Teachers who are hired when the school year's in full swing are not as effective as those hired before classes begin, according to a new study. And it's the students in low-income urban districts who are paying the price.


The Florida Board of Education thinks funds need to be better tailored to attract teachers into hard-to-staff schools and content areas.


A new study suggests that districts take a closer look at principals if they want to get to the root cause of teacher turnover and find ways to prevent it.


In yet another setback for Students Matter, judge rules that districts have discretion over whether to use test scores to evaluate educators.


State Republican leader argues the deal is "financially irresponsible."


The Christie administration is arguing that the only way to improve education in the state's poorest districts is to ditch teacher job protections.


Detroit's teachers' union has struck a deal with the new Detroit Public Schools Community District, but veteran teachers and state Republicans are wary.


Kansas's highest court will decide whether a 2014 law stripping teachers of their due process protections met constitutional muster.


Cleveland averts a teachers strike by revamping its merit pay system.


Students Matter is suing 13 California school districts, claiming they are in violation of a state law that requires the use of student test scores in teacher evaluations.


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