The New York City education department planned to pull hundreds from its "absent teacher reserve" pool to fill vacancies in schools, yet so far just 41 teachers have been placed.
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A third of teachers entered the pool after facing legal or disciplinary charges. And more than a third came in after their schools were closed or phased out.
October 26, 2017
The Houston school district has settled a federal lawsuit brought by the teacher's union over the school system's controversial teacher evaluation system, which involved a secret algorithm.
July 19, 2017
New York City schools that still have open teaching positions this fall will be assigned educators from the city's "absent teacher reserve" pool, the education department there recently announced.
May 31, 2017
A new study shows that half of them never taught in Louisiana again.
April 11, 2017
The states' effort to reduce class sizes might leave thousands of art, music, foreign language, and physical education teachers without a job.
January 17, 2017
Parents appeal an October ruling that concluded that they hadn't sufficiently linked tenure laws with poor student achievement.
December 09, 2016
Teachers working in the affluent North Shore school district in Chicago are facing layoffs based on their job performance, not on seniority.
December 08, 2016
A study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute highlights the difficulties of dismissing ineffective teachers in many districts.
September 13, 2016
Kansas's highest court will decide whether a 2014 law stripping teachers of their due process protections met constitutional muster.