A wide swath of advocacy organizations, nonprofits, and teacher-training groups this morning sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan this morning demanding "deliberate and swift administrative action" to update the federal rules that govern teacher-preparation program accountability.
A new report gives a comprehensive look at states' changing teacher-quality policies.
A bastion of labor-management peace—the Canadian province of Ontario—is suddenly rife with discord over teacher salary increases.
Michigan has used its teacher preparation accountability system to bar new enrollments at two teachers' colleges.
A bill in California threatens to undo a state rule requiring pupil achievement to count in teacher evaluations.
ClassDojo, the brainchild of a former teacher and a computer game developer, launched quietly about a year ago, and today the education startup announced it has more than 3.5 million teacher and student users in 30 countries, most of them in the United States. It officially shed its beta label, too.
A court nullifies a ruling shielding Los Angeles schools from layoffs, arguing that it impinges on teachers' seniority rights.
Scholars have completed a variety of new papers looking at whether value-added can be used to make judgments about the effects of teacher preparation programs.
A recap of a Twitter debate on teacher due process in instances of inappropriate sexual misconduct with students.
A wrap-up of events on the penultimate day of the AFT convention