Nontenured teachers have a greater spread in ratings under the district's new system, even while teachers find value in observation feedback and the union criticizes the system's focus on test scores.
Federal education officials want to gather information on where teachers in alternative-certification programs are located.
A new study examines how teachers in selective alternative-route programs stack up against their peers.
Details haven't been made public yet, but a leaked document indicates teachers' raises will be higher than they've been in five years.
About 90 percent of teachers are succeeding in their jobs and 4 percent are ineffective, a report from the Louisiana Department of Education says.
Through its ESEA waivers, the U.S. Department of Education is renewing a focus on ensuring at-risk students have access to effective teachers.
The national accreditator for teacher preparation has put the final stamp of approval on its new outcomes-focused standards.
The National Science Foundation has put $2.6 million toward a University of Missouri professional-development program.
Rhode Island will seek to delay the test-based portion of its teacher-evaluation system.
Teacher evaluation revisions have hit the bricks yet again in the Los Angeles district.