Research shows that value-added does pick up performance information on teachers, but that doesn't mean it ought to be used for evaluation purposes.
Some follow-up thoughts on the challenges and opportunities facing the winners of $34 million in grants.
A state agency gave the green light to teachers organizing at the California Virtual Academies.
The American Educational Research Association lists eight principles that it says must be considered before using VAM to judge teachers or teaching programs.
The Chicago Teachers Union took a "practice" vote last week to test how its members felt about walking off the job.
Peggy Brookins, a former math teacher in Florida, will officially take charge of the NBPTS after serving as interim president and CEO.
40 groups will band together to push principles for "modernizing and elevating" teaching, but many of the groups have contrasting agendas.
A new "state of the states" report by NCTQ makes the case that evaluations through test scores are already part of the picture in most states.
One of the longest teachers' strikes of 2015 has come to an end, and students in East St. Louis, Ill., are finally back in school.
A decorated Alabama teacher is resigning, rather than fulfilling a new set of certification requirements.