A study finds that teachers that were effective with all students also helped English-language-learners advance academically, regardless of whether they held bilingual certification.
The union's president, Karen Lewis, is recovering from an unspecified illness.
New York State United Teachers has sued the state over a requirement that teachers administering and scoring common-core-aligned tests not disclose the items.
How will unions support teachers who refuse to give standardized tests?
The Education Department and National Board outline the next steps of their Teach to Lead campaign.
Seeking to lower health-care costs, the School Reform Commission took the drastic step of cancelling the contract. The move will likely need court approval.
A study says New York's threshold for dismissing teachers is too high, allowing teachers to be returned to the classroom even after egregious problems with performance or professionalism.
New Mexico is the latest state to face legal action over its teacher-evaluation plan.
Louisiana educators also think they could have had more preparation on teaching students to read and on developing lesson plans.
Two-thirds of grantees have been funded in the past, but the results of their efforts aren't clear.