Union leaders in both Indianapolis and New York say that while they support fewer suspensions, their members aren't being given the resources they need to work toward that goal.
A quarter of New York City teachers swap jobs within their schools each year, and new research shows that can depress student learning.
Sometimes, though, the plans run up against collective bargaining issues.
A variety of teacher-policy groups want stronger PD guidance in the upcoming regulations under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Union representatives have been skipping out on meetings to weigh changes to teachers' healthcare plans.
Coverage of Teach For America sounds the same, but the organization is vastly different 25 years later.
Read highlights from the National Education Association's and the American Federation of Teachers' own conventions earlier this month.
Researchers find that U.S. teachers perform about as well as other American college graduates in literacy skills, but lag both fellow college-educated Americans and their international peers in math skills.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said that half of Chicago teachers were "illiterate" in a 2011 email, recently released to a city newspaper.
Dozens of veteran Denver educators will lose their tenure status due to a 2010 state law, which was passed as part of an effort to win Race to the Top dollars.