The plan is being billed as an executive action by President Obama to staff all classrooms with effective teachers. In reality, it's a revival of a long-delayed 2012 effort.


Two North Carolina districts, for now, won't have to meet a June 30 mandate under an unpopular law that ends tenure.


An association plans to develop model ethics standards for teachers and other K-12 professionals.


AFT's lesson-sharing partnership has grown to half a million members, the teachers' union says.


Teachers' unions in the state are protesting the change, which was approved by legislators as part of several adjustments to the state's K-12 funding system.


Indiana's teachers posted high scores on their first year under a new teacher-evaluation system.


A settlement in Los Angeles over teacher layoffs does not alter the place of seniority in such decisions.


The American Statistical Association offers its take on the ever-controversial use of value-added methods in teacher evaluation.


Teachers hired during the Great Recession seem to be staying longer.


Teacher evaluations linked to test scores would be delayed under a Maryland bill awaiting the governor's signature.


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