Teachers coming from alternative programs leave the profession at higher rates than their traditionally certified peers, and that gap is growing, a study finds.
Many teacher-prep programs that certify early educators don't spend much time on skills most relevant to working with young children, a review by the National Council on Teacher Quality concludes.
Following deadly protests in the state of Oaxaca, the Mexican government and a dissident teachers' union have agreed to talks over the administration's education reform agenda.
Districts in Louisiana are paying teachers to swap their classrooms for factory floors and office cubicles this summer.
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.