Philadelphia's superintendent has imposed new rules for the upcoming school year that will allow principals to disregard seniority as the sole criteria in hiring and assignment decisions.


A brief outlines new ideas for the federal policies governing teacher preparation.


Students of color are more often taught by unqualified, inexperienced, and lesser-paid teachers, according to U.S. Department of Education data.


To reduce the achievement gap, schools should pay attention to teacher retention, says new report.


State chiefs have some tough questions for the teachers' unions and their recent shifts in position on the common core.


The education secretary outlines an initiative to promote teacher leadership.


The latest on implementation of the edTPA in New York.


A new paper estimates that the structure of defined-benefit pension systems could cause today's young, mobile teachers to forfeit significant retirement wealth.


AFT will no longer take money from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for its Innovation Fund, the union says.


Here's a new wrinkle on teacher evaluations: Should they consider parents' contributions to student achievement, too?


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