High performance ratings cause teachers' perception of their work to improve, just as low performance ratings cause decreased job satisfaction, according to a new study.
Teachers should cultivate autistic students' interests in the classroom with a view toward linking those interests to potential career paths, a new study says.
The Republican, who once supported the program, hopes to replace it with a slew of new recruitment and retention initiatives.
That's largely because city schools are now staffed by educators with fewer years of experience.
Over the last four years, the Waco district has cut its annual teacher turnover rate by at least 4 percentage points. Here's how they're doing it.
The days when new teachers could expect to take low pay in exchange for a respectable retirement package are long gone, according to a new report.
Since 2009, the number of states requiring school districts to include evidence of student learning on teacher evaluations has grown from 15 to 40, but, in 28 of these states, teachers can be rated effective even when their students' scores aren't rising.
The 2016 lawsuit documents dismal conditions in the cash-strapped district's schools.
A task force is recommending that the state lowers the score required on the controversial national edTPA exam.
Both groups will operate as Learning Forward, and will continue their work on improving teacher professional development and preparation.