Delaware has raised GPA requirements for admission into teacher-prep to 3.0, while many states require only a 2.5.
Tennessee will use federal funds to encourage its best teachers to teach in underperforming schools.
While teacher salaries continued to increase on average during the recent economic downturn, they did so at a much slower pace, according to a new study from the Washington-based National Council on Teacher Quality.
States tend to set the cutoff score on their licensing exams far below the average score of test-takers.
Several states have changed laws on the books on whether teacher evaluations are public records.
Agency fees, charged of union nonmembers, are under scrutiny again in a California lawsuit.
A provider of MOOCs plans to begin some teacher-training modules, and will partner with a number of teacher colleges.
Novice and minority teachers tended to be assigned the lowest-achieving students in their schools, according to a new research study.
The UFT's Michael Mulgrew won a second term, but other groups made their voices heard, too.
The Education Department fleshes out its RESPECT program, and with funds in short supply, hopes districts will pick up the ball on their own.