New York City schools that still have open teaching positions this fall will be assigned educators from the city's "absent teacher reserve" pool, the education department there recently announced.
The president of the National Council on Teacher Quality presented what she sarcastically called a "radical" solution for both improving the pipeline of new teachers and filling specific teacher shortages: "Fix student teaching."
Head of the state's teachers union calls it a "gimmick."
A new paper looks at how a handful of teachers have modified their use of the "station rotation" blended learning model to better serve their students.
The plan released by the U.S. House of Representatives differs from President Trump's proposal in many ways, except this glaring one: It would also eliminate Title II funds that go toward teacher professional development.
Schools across the country are ditching the traditional parent-teacher conference for academic workshops, where it's the parents who are learning the skills their children need to master.
Principals are more likely to rate teachers as ineffective in a confidential setting than on a formal evaluation with stakes attached, a new study finds.
Teachers prepared through a popular alternative certification program perform similarly to other teachers in their districts, despite having had a condensed training schedule, according to a recent federal study.
The NEA's new charter policy calls for a moratorium on all but district-authorized charters that meet a number of criteria—including permitting teacher contracts.
The NEA will call for DeVos' resignation by September if she does not sufficiently answer its questions about her plans for K-12 education.