The number of U.S. teachers has grown by 13 percent in four years, according to new data from the federal government, and has far outpaced the rise in student enrollment over the same time period.

Aspiring teachers in California will now be able to major in education as undergraduates, which an unusual state law there has technically forbidden for more than five decades.

The teachers' union in Puerto Rico voted to merge with the American Federation of Teachers, more than a decade after the union dropped a different affiliate for failure to pay dues.

A Florida law requires that the state's top-rated teachers earn the biggest salary awards, but that's not happening, according to a recent report.

A new report points to Washington, D.C., as a place where evaluation reform has improved the teaching force.

We want to hear from teachers: What skills do you think we should teach students to prepare them for the jobs of the future?

The finding was part of a new study that looks at whether the No Child Left Behind reduced the practice of out-of-field teaching in science classrooms.

Detroit and Nashville are among the cities working on giving teachers affordable housing options.

At an event in Washington, panelists agreed that increased funding for training would help boost the number of computer science teachers. But there was slightly less harmony on where the bulk of those dollars should come from.

Clark County School District in Nevada recently hired more than 80 special education teachers from the Philippines.

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