An English teacher from Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts in Baltimore was named the 2014 National Teacher of the Year.


New York will allow candidates more time to pass a performance-based licensing test.


A poll finds that millennial college students don't find teaching a very prestigious major or profession, and certainly not one that pays enough.


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.


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