Teachers are posting higher scores on the SAT exam than two decades previously, and higher scorers are now just as likely to teach as their peers.
Seven states will use CCSSO funding and technical assistance to overhaul systems for preparing and licensing teachers.
Unions are turning on the heat on New York Education Commissioner John King, saying he must slow the consequences attached to new common-core-aligned exams.
The city's closely-watched system for evaluating teachers and providing bonus pay appears to have motivated weak teachers to make improvements, and to spur already-effective teachers to even higher levels of performance, a study finds.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a proposal amending the state's teacher-dismissal processes.
Highlights from Education Week's look at the burgeoning world of online teacher preparation.
The Syracuse Teachers Association is not happy with results indicating that 40 percent of teachers are "developing" or "ineffective."
The teaching profession is missing some key structures that would help better support educators in their careers and prevent them from leaving their jobs, argue some of the nation's top teachers in a paper released today.
On Thursday, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam promised to grow teacher salaries in his state at a rate faster than any other state by the time he leaves.
New York welcomes the first class of graduates from the Natural Museum of American History's earth sciences teacher-preparation program.