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


AFT passes a resolution saying standardized testing should be used to improve teaching, not sanction students or teachers.


The AFT approves a new mission statement.


Randi Weingarten proposes that her affiliates look for efforts that are more solution-oriented.


The AFT's convention is a far different animal than the NEA's. Here's why.


Live coverage of the 2012 AFT convention begins July 27.


Chicago's school district will add nearly an hour of additional time to the school day, but it won't require teachers themselves to work longer days, under the terms of an tentative agreement struck between the district and the Chicago Teachers' Union.


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