The grants will be awarded on a competitive basis.
Only 17 percent of teachers tracked in a federal longitudinal study left the profession, far fewer than the often-cited 50 percent.
Fearing its members will be penalized, the union wants to eliminate the tax on high-cost health-care plans
The foundation hints at new plans to issue grants to improve teacher preparation.
After nearly a year of negotiations and the threat of a strike, the Los Angeles school district has reached a tentative agreement with the teachers' union, settling on a deal that would increase teacher salaries by 10 percent.
The latest on the feud between the accreditation body for teacher colleges and the main association representing the schools.
A first look at the 1.6 million-member union's take on the Senate's draft bill to rewrite the No Child Left Behind Act.
The 3 million-member union wants a revised law to push harder on exposing and rectifying inequities in funding and teacher quality.
Minority candidates are performing less well than their white peers on N.Y.'s tougher test.
States wouldn't have to meet the HQT requirements, but they'd still have to ensure that low-income and minority students have equal access to the best teachers.