A review of more than 600 math professional-development studies found just two detailing positive effects on students' math proficiency.
Two sisters, plaintiffs in Vergara v. California, take the stand.
Neither New York's governor nor its teachers' unions like flexibility announced by the state's Regents on teacher evaluation results.
Teachers in New York will for now be able to appeal evaluation results on the basis that they didn't receive enough training or support for implementation.
A Utah bill would allow districts to use up to eight day of class time for teacher professional development.
Teachers in Medford, Ore., walked off the job Feb. 6, and those in the state's largest district, Portland, have approved a strike.
The New York City school system's new leadership may place teachers from its costly reserve pool into permanent positions in the classroom.
Tennessee may scrap its new rules tying value-added measures to recertification.
As the Vergara v. California civil trial wrapped up its first week here, plaintiffs and their witnesses were beginning to confront this very charged question.
The Denver district is facing a class action over how it has implemented a state ban on the forced placement of teachers.