A compromise was brokered on the use of value-added measures in new accreditation standards.

The teacher-preparation-accreditation body continues to wrestle with the appropriate place of student-outcome data.

A senior NEA staffer will chair the board of education in the Prince George's County school district.

The financial health of three school districts facing significant pension liabilities varies greatly based based on the choices lawmakers have made to deal with the debts, according to a new report.

An agreement in Cleveland establishes a new pay schedule for teachers and paves the way for implementing the mayor's Cleveland Plan.

Two bills with different visions for improving teacher preparation were recently introduced.

An Iowa education bill would create new professional and pay opportunities for teachers.

Several new proposals to link teachers' salary to classroom performance have emerged in recent weeks.

New York announces an $11 million bonus program for effective science and math teachers who help coach novices.

CTU President Karen Lewis was elected to a second term, a move with implications for the American Federation of Teachers.

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