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.
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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.
June 10, 2014
Some of the reaction on the ruling in Vergara lawsuit from plaintiffs, as well as critics.
May 22, 2014
States continue to link performance-evaluation systems to decisions about tenure and layoffs.
May 14, 2014
Cleveland is the latest city facing growing pains over a new teacher-evaluation system.
May 07, 2014
Florida's teacher-evaluation law may be hastily implemented and unfair, but it's still legal, a federal court ruled.
May 06, 2014
The Texas AFT doesn't like a plan submitted by the Lone Star State as part of its NCLB waiver.
May 01, 2014
A federal suit against the Houston district's use of "value added" highlights the increasing pushback against new evaluation system--raising tough questions for districts, researchers, and unions alike.