ESSA revised the $2 billion Title II teacher-quality program. Here's what you need to know about the changes.
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April 13, 2016
March 31, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education is inviting additional comment on its long-delayed teacher-preparation proposal—this time, on how to apply the regulations to online teacher preparation programs.
March 31, 2016
Teacher-salary comparability isn't one of the allowable topics in ESSA rulemaking, but that's not stopping the topic from cropping up in the negotiations.
March 11, 2016
Lawmakers across the South, home to some of the nation's most test score-centric teacher-evaluation systems, are rethinking the weight placed on value-added measures.
March 01, 2016
But teacher-evaluation systems should prioritize professional development, not merely accountability and test scores, they said.
February 12, 2016
Teacher professional development and pay are tenets of a proposed $1 billion federal program, but Congress hasn't funded earlier iterations.
December 10, 2015
The change to the Title II program will benefit Southern states, while Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania, among others, will see their allocations shrink.
December 08, 2015
A proposal in the Every Student Succeeds Act to allow states to set up independent teacher-preparation academies is raising some concerns.
November 24, 2015
Your cheat sheet to the ESEA rewrite's teacher provisions.
November 04, 2015
A new "state of the states" report by NCTQ makes the case that evaluations through test scores are already part of the picture in most states.