Looking across the most-read pieces on the Teacher Beat blog this year, a theme emerges right away: money.


The final results of a federal study on performance pay are in—and it looks like giving teachers bonuses led to slightly better math and reading results from students.


The final tax bill that's likely to get passed by both houses of Congress maintains the $250 tax deduction teachers can use for classroom supplies, and yet teachers' unions are finding that little consolation.


Pinpointing exactly where teachers are needed has not been a priority for most states, according to a new report.


The New York City education department planned to pull hundreds from its "absent teacher reserve" pool to fill vacancies in schools, yet so far just 41 teachers have been placed.


Randi Weingarten, the president of one of the nation's largest teachers' unions, was arrested outside the U.S. Capitol in a demonstration in support of undocumented students and teachers.


A team of reporters dug into the complicated, messy, and ill-understood landscape of teacher license renewal.


Student teachers who report greater awareness of and comfort with issues of cultural diversity in the classroom are better at building more positive classroom environments that help every student succeed, according to a new study.


The version of the tax bill passed by the Republican-led Senate would double the amount teachers can deduct for classroom supplies.


Just one charter school in D.C. has formed a union, and teachers there say the administration isn't negotiating with them as is legally required.


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