The version of the tax bill passed by the Republican-led Senate would double the amount teachers can deduct for classroom supplies.
Recently in Federal Policy on Teachers (HQT, TQP, TIF, ESEA waivers, ESSA) Category
December 02, 2017
November 14, 2017
More than half of the state plans fail to publicly report data on educator equity gaps, the National Council of Teacher Quality found in its analyses.
November 03, 2017
The tax bill proposed by Republican leaders scraps a benefit that many teachers have come to rely on: the $250 "educator expense deduction," which can be used to recoup the cost of classroom materials.
October 23, 2017
Some states are already backing off of linking student test scores to teacher evaluations--but it's not because the Gates funding stream is ending.
July 30, 2017
The finding was part of a new study that looks at whether the No Child Left Behind reduced the practice of out-of-field teaching in science classrooms.
July 13, 2017
The plan released by the U.S. House of Representatives differs from President Trump's proposal in many ways, except this glaring one: It would also eliminate Title II funds that go toward teacher professional development.
July 02, 2017
"I will not allow the National Education Association to be used by Donald Trump or by Betsy DeVos," NEA President Lily Eskelsen García said.
June 22, 2017
A bipartisan group of senators today introduced a bill aimed at giving teachers more opportunities to take on leadership roles without having to leave the classroom.
June 13, 2017
With Title II money on the chopping block under President Trump's desired budget, national education groups are coming together to make a case for why teachers and administrators need those professional development funds.
June 08, 2017
New Mexico and Tennessee have strong plans to identify weak teachers and make sure they're not disproportionately serving poor and minority students, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality.