New Mexico is the latest state to face legal action over its teacher-evaluation plan.
Louisiana educators also think they could have had more preparation on teaching students to read and on developing lesson plans.
Two-thirds of grantees have been funded in the past, but the results of their efforts aren't clear.
Providence teachers have rejected a tentative contract.
Loan-forgiveness programs for teachers are underused and contain too much red tape, a report contends.
Teachers seem to have been confused about some of the details of a federally financed bonus-pay program.
Americans want higher standards and more time for aspiring teachers to learn the ropes.
In addition, about 8 percent of teachers reported leaving the profession in 2012-13.
Two suits taking aim at the Empire State's rules for granting teachers tenure and dismissing them will be combined.
Supporters of a constitutional amendment limiting teacher contracts to three years in Missouri are calling off their campaign.