A bill in California threatens to undo a state rule requiring pupil achievement to count in teacher evaluations.
ClassDojo, the brainchild of a former teacher and a computer game developer, launched quietly about a year ago, and today the education startup announced it has more than 3.5 million teacher and student users in 30 countries, most of them in the United States. It officially shed its beta label, too.
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.