States have set the bar on the edTPA exam in different places, and some give their teacher-candidates other options to demonstrate teaching skill.


High-quality teacher candidates seem more likely to take jobs in low-performing districts if they do their student teaching there, a study finds.


The proposal would allow districts to hire candidates without any demonstrated pedagogical training, and in some cases, without a bachelor's degree.


Sending regular messages home with details on what students need help on can boost parent engagement and student learning, a study finds.


Houston may redirect funding from its $14 million merit-pay program into regular salary increases.


Uncertainty over a salary proposal, a state supreme court decision on school funding, and a class-size referendum all propelled the walkout.


Teacher-candidates who have struggled to pass a series of new licensing tests in New York will be given new flexibility.


For the most part, there was no consistent relationship between the standards and better teaching.


A judge's ruling last summer to overturn teacher-protection statutes was thinly argued and misread state constitutional law, they contend.


Veteran teachers getting a score of "effective" or better don't have to follow current rules for demonstrating subject-matter knowledge.


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