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.

Tennessee is the latest state to require teacher compensation to factor in performance, not just experience and credentials.

Wrapping up his coverage from the NEA convention, Stephen Sawchuk leaves you with these final figures to consider.

Delegates voted down an item calling on the NEA to consider the pros and cons of a merger with the 1.5 million-member American Federation of Teachers.

A to-be-updated tally of the most interesting new business items passed by the Representative Assembly.

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