Lawmakers say they want to give administrators more of a say in which teachers are dismissed during layoffs.
The United Federation of Teachers contends that it represents teachers at the original KIPP school in the South Bronx.
Most U.S. public school students are taught by certified and experienced teachers, according to a report by the National Center for Education Statistics, but the numbers vary looking across states, school districts, and different school and student characteristics.
Last month, Ohio Governor John Kasich suggested that teachers be required to job shadow at a local business in order to renew their licenses. Now two House Democrats are saying he should have to do some job shadowing of his own—inside Ohio public school classrooms.
The teacher-training organization is urging Congress to protect AmeriCorps funding in the final budget.
One Republican lawmaker prefers bonuses because that way legislators can bypass collective bargaining processes.
President Donald Trump's proposed budget, released today, calls for the elimination of programs that provide districts with funding for teacher training and improving teacher prep programs.
Instead of calling on substitutes when teachers are absent, New York City could save $9 million a year by sending students online to complete assignments independently, a report finds.
The original proposal attached $672,000 to the bonus scheme but lawmakers have reduced that to $250,000 to boost the bill's chances of passage.
With education school enrollment down nationwide, districts are setting their sights on local high school students to fill teacher shortages.