A performance-bonus program in Charlotte, N.C., focusing on improving instructional practices appears to pay dividends.

Shorter-career teachers and those specializing in math and science were more likely to choose a defined-benefit pension, research shows.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants the state to impose an evaluation system on New York City if the district and union cannot agree on one.

Brief reactions to the annual Met-Life Teacher Survey.

A panel recommends new teacher-preparation accreditation standards that would up the ante on candidates and on the impact on K-12 student learning.

Wendy Kopp will step down as the CEO of Teach For America and assume the role of board chairwoman.

The professional-development implications of a K-12 system that deems all teachers to be effective or better.

A California district uses coaches to supplement its existing teacher-training efforts.

R.I.'s commissioner put districts on notice that hiring and transfer processes contravene state law.

Two scholars examine findings from the big Gates Foundation-backed study of teaching.

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