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.

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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.

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.

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