A study indicates that teachers, especially of math and science, benefit from higher doses of pedagogical training.
The ruling in a landmark case that struck down California's laws on teacher tenure and dismissal was affirmed on Aug. 28 by a state superior court judge. The ruling will be appealed.
The statewide teachers' union is backing the second lawsuit in two months challenging the state's tax-credit scholarship program.
Studies show that teachers of low-income, minority students get lower ratings on their evaluations. Just why that is remains an open question.
NEA President-elect, Lily Eskelsen Garcia is visiting a California charter school to talk about organizing efforts.
Continuing a trend, Hawaii and Delaware data show an overwhelming majority of teachers meeting standards.
An Alabama teacher landed in hot water after permitting students to act out the shootings of teenagers Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin.
A report from the National Center on Education and the Economy says holding teachers accountable for the results on annual standardized tests is not in line with international practices and warps instruction unproductively.
Teacher support for the common standards has dropped precipitously, even though they're among the best informed about the expectations.
NYSUT opted not to endorse Cuomo or any other candidate for the 2014 governor's race.