The Connecticut Education Association would scrap the Smarter Balanced assessments and replace them with a series of shorter progress tests.
Black and low-performing students seemed to gain most from having a teacher of the same race, it concludes.
The fallout from runoff elections, to be held in May, could influence contract negotiations with the city teachers' union.
The lawsuit in Illinois comes as other states contemplate "right to work" actions and the U.S. Supreme Court mulls over whether to take a challenge to the fees.
A resolution passed by the AACTE says members have concerns about the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation's standards, capacity, and governance.
Teachers hired during the first two years of an expansion of the program were as good as their peers, and in grades pre-K-2 they helped their students learn more in reading, a study finds.
In the wake of poor academic performance, the United Federation of Teachers will shutter the elementary and middle divisions of its charter school.
A new study finds that novice math teachers in a large urban district are more likely to teach the youngest and neediest students in their schools.
Giving the best teachers a few more students could theoretically boost teaching without breaking the bank. But there could be many challenges to doing so in reality.
The New Jersey and Connecticut state affiliates of the National Education Association are mounting aggressive campaigns.