Few teachers took the transfer bonuses, possibly because many didn't seem to know about them.
The National Council on Teacher Quality takes a stab at that question with a report released today.
By a razor-thin margin, Washington state voters approved a bill to lower class sizes and hire more school personnel.
The Education Department's latest push to ensure disadvantaged students get their fair share of high quality teaching ducks the controversial topic of "teacher effectiveness."
But it's not yet clear whether the measure will hurt unions' negotiating power, or help it.
Harvard will launch its own program to help undergraduate students to become secondary English, math, science, and history teachers.
Louisiana and the New Orleans parish won't owe back pay to the 7,500 teachers who lost their jobs after the hurricane.
A turnaround strategy using cohorts of teacher-leaders won't be used in Indianapolis.
Teachers in the 17,000-student district walked off the job Oct. 2; now, labor and management have reached a tentative contract.
Teachers are about evenly split on whether they approve or disapprove of the common core; elementary teachers and those with the most experience implementing them view them the most favorably.