Studies show that teachers of low-income, minority students get lower ratings on their evaluations. Just why that is remains an open question.
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August 26, 2014
August 22, 2014
Continuing a trend, Hawaii and Delaware data show an overwhelming majority of teachers meeting standards.
July 28, 2014
A second Vergara-inspired lawsuit in New York takes aim at teacher tenure.
July 24, 2014
The latest in a back-and-forth between The Los Angeles Times and the nation's second-largest district over access to teacher "value added" information.
July 07, 2014
The National Education Association adopted policy formally proscribing the use of standardized tests in teachers' evaluations--a stronger stance than just three years earlier.
July 05, 2014
The NEA voted to call for a moratorium on state takeovers of school districts, and on a myriad of other topics--not all related to education.
July 04, 2014
With 94 percent of the vote going her way, Lily Eskelsen Garcia was elected president of the National Education Association today at the union's convention.
June 27, 2014
Maryland, its unions, and administrators' groups vow to collaborate on the development of student academic-growth goals.
June 20, 2014
Under new legislation, New York's teachers won't be penalized for low scores on the state test-score based portion of their evaluation in 2013-14 and 2014-15.
June 19, 2014
D.C. won't use a test-score-based method for judging teachers in 2014-15.