A proposal in the Every Student Succeeds Act to allow states to set up independent teacher-preparation academies is raising some concerns.
The AFT will help administer the Detroit Federation of Teachers under the voluntary arrangement.
Teachers reported feeling that they less power to select textbooks, discipline students, and assign homework in a 2011-12 survey, compared to 2003-04.
New Mexico can't use its system to promote or penalize teachers until a court decides whether it should be kept, or thrown out.
Chicago's teachers' union is making noises about a possible strike next year.
Your cheat sheet to the ESEA rewrite's teacher provisions.
Research shows that value-added does pick up performance information on teachers, but that doesn't mean it ought to be used for evaluation purposes.
Some follow-up thoughts on the challenges and opportunities facing the winners of $34 million in grants.
A state agency gave the green light to teachers organizing at the California Virtual Academies.
The American Educational Research Association lists eight principles that it says must be considered before using VAM to judge teachers or teaching programs.