In a recent article for the Brookings Institute, an economist argues that classroom observations amount to wasting billions of dollars.
Teachers working in the affluent North Shore school district in Chicago are facing layoffs based on their job performance, not on seniority.
A study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute highlights the difficulties of dismissing ineffective teachers in many districts.
A new study of 875 elementary ed schools shows the programs still have work to do, but they are making needed improvements to the way they train teachers.
The bill faced opposition from the state's governor.
This week, politicians in Maryland, Michigan, and Kentucky pondered their state's massive unfunded pension liabilities.
The proposal would back off from issuing every teacher a discrete score based solely on students' test scores.
The first round of accreditation decisions for teacher prep programs under a new set of so-called "tougher" standards is now over. So how did it go?
The city's teachers haven't received raises in four years.
Education programs in 14 states find out if they meet tough new standards.