The current system for accrediting schools of education isn't working, argue two former senior U.S. Department of Education officials. They think school districts and philanthropists can help.
About 9 out of 10 math and English/language arts teachers say having state standards is good for classroom instruction, according to a recent survey. But less than one-third of teachers say they support the use of the state tests.
Educators discussed ways to increase both the diversity and selectivity of the teaching profession at a Center for American Progress event on Thursday.
The U.S. Supreme Court will review a case on public-employee union fees that could potentially deliver a harsh blow to the nation's teachers' unions. Here's what you need to know.
A new program will offer prospective teachers in Arizona a year of free tuition for every year they commit to teaching in the state. But some say a pay raise would go further in filling classrooms.
Salary schedules are designed to equalize wages among public school teachers, but a new report suggests they may be exacerbating inequalities among teachers in affluent versus poor schools.
Since 2016, 11 states eased their regulations around teacher license reciprocity, according to a new analysis of regulations from all 50 states.
Teachers in Burlington, Vt., are headed back to work after a four-day strike. But strikes continue in two Pennsylvania districts.
A bill approved in both houses of the California legislature would allow certified teachers six paid weeks of maternity leave.
The program awards teachers who are rated "highly effective" on their evaluations—as long as their SAT or ACT scores are in the 80th percentile or above.