A California superior-court judge struck down the state's laws governing teacher tenure, seniority, and dismissal.
A judge threw out a Denver lawsuit over "mutual consent" hiring provisions in a state law that did away with forced teacher placements.
The unions face the challenge of brushing up on a fundamental labor principle.
New York City educators voted to approve a contract with 18 percent raises, but many unanswered questions.
Teachers are absent about 11 days on average, a new report concludes, but for a subset of teachers that figure is much higher.
The state teachers' union says that districts should boycott Pearson-developed common-core tests, adding fuel to a bourgeoning anti-test sentiment in the Empire State.
In the wake of a lawsuit, North Carolina lawmakers have penned a plan to allow teachers to retain tenure—but grant large pay raises only for those teachers who agree to relinquish it.
The U.S. Department of Education wants new grants to improve STEM teaching and new teachers' fluency with the Common Core State Standards.
Dallas will implement a performance-pay system similar to the one that its superintendent designed for a Colorado district.
States continue to link performance-evaluation systems to decisions about tenure and layoffs.