State says its up to districts to use new funds to increase teacher pay.
The votes send negotiators back to the bargaining table.
Here's a clue: the governor has said the teachers' unions need to be punched in the face.
The Chicago Teachers' Union said Wednesday that it will go on strike beginning Oct. 11 if it does not reach an agreement with the district over a new contract.
The U.S. Department of Education Tuesday released a blueprint to help states and districts make the most of out of more than $2 billion in federal money for teacher support, preparation, training, and more.
Teachers who are hired when the school year's in full swing are not as effective as those hired before classes begin, according to a new study. And it's the students in low-income urban districts who are paying the price.
The Florida Board of Education thinks funds need to be better tailored to attract teachers into hard-to-staff schools and content areas.
A new study suggests that districts take a closer look at principals if they want to get to the root cause of teacher turnover and find ways to prevent it.
In yet another setback for Students Matter, judge rules that districts have discretion over whether to use test scores to evaluate educators.
State Republican leader argues the deal is "financially irresponsible."