The pact reduces the number of reviews for some teachers, takes the focus off test scores, and slims the number of components and categories.
A U.S. attorney has sued the NYC Department of Education for allowing a Queens high school principal to systematically discriminate against the school's three black teachers.
A judge said that the Alliance College-Ready Public Schools can't deny organizers access, but also said the group's communications to teachers were legal.
Research on the Gates Foundation's ambitious district-level teacher projects found student-achievement upticks in 2013-14, but findings overall are mixed.
Two high-powered N.Y. officials have put out a blueprint for overhauling teaching in the state, aiming for more-coherent policies for the profession.
The proposal would set up a process for participating states to accept one another's licenses.
Miami teachers are turning to a popular crowdsourcing site to fund a lawsuit over how the district is implementing a 2011 state law that mandated the adoption of merit-based pay scales.
In the wake of the-Vergara appeals decision, a bill to revamp teacher tenure in California has gotten some initial support.
The Pennsylvania governor vetoed a GOP-backed bill that would have allowed school boards to base teacher layoffs on teacher evaluation scores rather than seniority.
Candidates who got a passing score on the edTPA in Washington helped their students perform better in reading than those who didn't.