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.
California teachers' unions filed an appeal against the Vergara decision that struck down state teacher tenure and dismissal laws.