Peer-review programs, the federal ed. budget fight, UTLA's bargaining priorities and teacher-education reform have all been in the news of late.


A Senate committee envisions changes to the Teacher Incentive Fund and the "highly qualified" teacher requirements in the No Child Left Behind law.


The California Teachers' Association claims early successes in QEIA schools, but researchers say it's hard to prove.


The National Education Association has picked 21 educators to craft recommendations for the union on teacher effectiveness.


A new report has some surprising findings about teacher effectiveness in low-poverty v. high-poverty schools.


If education moves away from granting pay increases for holding a master's degree, what will take its place?


Former District of Columbia schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee has announced the launch of a new public education reform coalition called Students First.


Top stories for you to peruse this Friday.


Nathan Saunders eked out a win over incumbent George Parker in a very tight and contentious race for the presidency of the Washington Teachers' Union.


They say such a ban would kill valuable programs with national impact.


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