Teachers hired during the first two years of an expansion of the program were as good as their peers, and in grades pre-K-2 they helped their students learn more in reading, a study finds.
In the wake of poor academic performance, the United Federation of Teachers will shutter the elementary and middle divisions of its charter school.
A new study finds that novice math teachers in a large urban district are more likely to teach the youngest and neediest students in their schools.
Giving the best teachers a few more students could theoretically boost teaching without breaking the bank. But there could be many challenges to doing so in reality.
The New Jersey and Connecticut state affiliates of the National Education Association are mounting aggressive campaigns.
The district and union are more than $800 million apart in their salary proposals.
The data produced by the system is faulty, leading to arbitrary outcomes for teachers, alleges the lawsuit filed by the Albuquerque Federation of Teachers and others.
The 10 districts now tie teacher raises to performance measures; most offer better overall pay, too.
The suit, filed by the National Education Association's Tennessee affiliate, contends the state's teacher-evaluation system violates educators' due process and equal protection rights.
The influential alternative teacher certification group's leadership will transition this summer, with two trusted employees advancing to the top spots.