Los Angeles' schools and teachers' union have reached a tentative pact about the conditions of teacher evaluation.


The American Federation of Teachers has charged the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to set new beginning-teacher standards—and create an exam states could adopt to determine whether new teachers have met them.


In a changing curricular marketplace, states and districts right now have two main options to consider as they make decisions about whether to purchase new materials.


What funding streams could the U.S. Department of Education tap to advance a competitive program to reform teacher preparation?


New Mexico's tiered teacher-licensing system, which grants large boosts in pay as teachers advance, doesn't appear to have much of a relationship to teachers' ability to improve their students' test scores.


Newark teachers approved a contract that overhauls pay and evaluation systems.


An analysis looks at characteristics of Los Angeles teachers.


Unions were among the big winners in several teacher-policy-related ballot referendums on tickets last night.


A referendum to enshrine collective bargaining rights in the Michigan state constitution failed to pass on Election Day.


The Memphis Teacher Residency produces teachers that outperform the average veteran teacher in the state with students in grades 4-8, and in math and science specifically, according to an analysis of teacher-preparation programs released last week by Tennessee's higher education commission.


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