The Walton Foundation will donate nearly $50 million to Teach For America.


Several higher education groups lined up against a federal teacher-training proposal.


TFA offers its thoughts on NEA's recent criticism to its alumni.


A state judge sided with New York City, and against the teachers' union, in a lawsuit about school closures and charter "co-locations."


Learning Forward releases an updated set of professional-development standards.


The District of Columbia plans to give raises and bonuses to more than 600 teachers and dismiss some 200 others based primarily on data generated by its teacher-evaluation system, officials announced today.


A state auditor finds improvements in the management of California's teacher-credentialing body.


New York's board of regents has quietly approved changes to teacher education rules that promise to significantly reshape training in that state.


Well, readers, it was a wild ride: This year's National Education Association convention was full of twists and turns. We're happy that you were able to follow along with our coverage here at Education Week's Teacher Beat blog. There are a few loose ends that I wanted to follow up on before we return to our regularly scheduled programming. I mentioned many of them in my "preview" item from a week ago, and didn't want you to think I had forgotten about them. • At Intercepts, Mike Antonucci notes an NEA development that somehow got lost in all the action this...


In the union's strongest stance yet against the popular alternative-certification program, National Education Association delegates approved an item that accuses TFA of taking jobs from other teachers.


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