An update on the Gates Foundation's grantmaking in the teacher world, from unions to the National Board.
The action comes on top of other major policy changes in the Tarheel state.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide $15 million to support new systems for supporting teachers on the job in three districts.
The precise scope of testing varies by district, but there's one common element: It's expensive and pervasive, says a new AFT report.
Teacher Beat previews and analyzes a speech and poll to be released today by the American Federation of Teachers.
House education committee Chairman John Kline has reversed course on mandatory teacher evaluations in an NCLB renewal bill to secure support for the measure.
Education advocacy groups are staking out positions on potential changes to how teachers are evaluated, during Congress' ongoing debate over reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
A summary of the key teacher-related provisions in the House education committee's bill to revise the ESEA.
The American Federation of Teachers and the Education Trust don't see eye-to-eye on many things, but in a new ad campaign, they agree that an ESEA-renewal proposal would weaken education standards for poor children.
The Boston district won't turn over teacher-evaluation data to a city newspaper.