Baltimore teachers approved a contract that emphasizes teacher performance as a factor in earning raises.


Several scholars release a report supporting the use of value-added test-score growth in teacher evaluations, asserting that such measures are on par with those in other fields.


Teacher preparation needs to be organized in such a way that student-teaching and other "clinical" experiences in schools are prioritized, with coursework and other requirements embedded in and supplementing the on-the-job work, a new report says.


UFT chief Michael Mulgrew follows up a bland, uninformative press release about Cathie Black, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's choice for New York City school superintendent, with a two-guns-blazing speech.


The District of Columbia's best teachers aren't equitably distributed across the city's wealthier and poorer neighborhoods.


Education Week releases its special report on teacher professional development.


A study finds an achievement edge in schools using the Teacher Advancement Program school-reform model, when compared to synthetically generated counterparts with similar characteristics.


Despite philosophical agreement in some areas, practical obstacles could prevent Democrats and Republicans from pushing forward on "teacher effectiveness" policy.


The winner of the race for the presidency of the Washington Teachers' Union could have an impact on the future of education reform in the District of Columbia's much-scrutinized school system.


A group releases quality standards for teacher 'residency' programs.


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