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.
Two national polls released this week come to different conclusions about whether the public supports incorporating standardized test scores into teachers' evaluations.
In 2015, Tennessee will implement a performance-based recertification system for teachers.
Philadelphia plans to suspend some teacher seniority and pay provisions as it rehires staff through a $50 million borrowing scheme.
New York City joins a short list of states and districts that are providing more information on teacher-preparation programs.