States tend to set the cutoff score on their licensing exams far below the average score of test-takers.
Several states have changed laws on the books on whether teacher evaluations are public records.
Agency fees, charged of union nonmembers, are under scrutiny again in a California lawsuit.
A provider of MOOCs plans to begin some teacher-training modules, and will partner with a number of teacher colleges.
Novice and minority teachers tended to be assigned the lowest-achieving students in their schools, according to a new research study.
The UFT's Michael Mulgrew won a second term, but other groups made their voices heard, too.
The Education Department fleshes out its RESPECT program, and with funds in short supply, hopes districts will pick up the ball on their own.
The Boston Teachers Union says the district's teacher-evaluation system may be discriminatory.
The Aspen Institute says districts should gather feedback from teachers on whether new evaluation systems are helping or hurting morale and school culture.
A TNTP paper argues the first year of teaching provides vital clues to how a teacher will do over the long haul.