Members of radical wing of Mexico's national teachers' union went on an indefinite strike this week in an attempt block President Enrique Peña Nieto's education-overhaul package, according to news reports.
High-poverty districts tend to have more teachers-in-training than other districts, but overall there aren't that many such teachers, a federal report says.
States have set the bar on the edTPA exam in different places, and some give their teacher-candidates other options to demonstrate teaching skill.
High-quality teacher candidates seem more likely to take jobs in low-performing districts if they do their student teaching there, a study finds.
The proposal would allow districts to hire candidates without any demonstrated pedagogical training, and in some cases, without a bachelor's degree.
Sending regular messages home with details on what students need help on can boost parent engagement and student learning, a study finds.
Houston may redirect funding from its $14 million merit-pay program into regular salary increases.
Uncertainty over a salary proposal, a state supreme court decision on school funding, and a class-size referendum all propelled the walkout.
Teacher-candidates who have struggled to pass a series of new licensing tests in New York will be given new flexibility.
For the most part, there was no consistent relationship between the standards and better teaching.