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.
While most states have spent 2016 reducing the weight placed on student test scores in teacher evaluations, New Jersey has decided to triple it.
Concerned about teacher shortages, state licensure boards across the country are making it easier to get certified to teach.
Summer vacation continues for millions of Mexican students as a dissident teachers' union shows no intention of ending protests over teacher evaluations.