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.
At the American Federation of Teachers convention, the Democrats' presumptive presidential nominee spoke about the recent spate of violence in America, while reiterating her positions on K-12 education.
The Empire State hopes to alleviate teacher shortages by making it easier for teachers licensed in other states to work in New York.
The House is eyeing a $400 million cut to the teacher-quality program in ESSA.
More states are collecting and disseminating information on teacher preparation, but gaps remain.
North Carolina teachers would see their second pay bumps since the Great Recession, but veteran teachers are once again complaining about being left out.
National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen García has written Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to voice support for teachers protesting his plans to start evaluating educators based on tests.