Obama proposed a new teacher-quality program, but it's unclear as yet whether this is a new idea or a revamp of older proposals.
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January 25, 2012
January 20, 2012
At Day Two of the U.S. Department of Education teacher-preparation negotiated-rulemaking session, negotiators dealt with a fresh host of issues, including the always-tricky area of scope: whether the Education Department risks overextending its authority in some of its areas. As with our Day One co...
January 19, 2012
Federal negotiators wrestle with rulemaking that governs reporting on teacher-preparation programs.
January 17, 2012
A new labor agreement could help the state save its $75 million Race to the Top award after the U.S. Department of Education threatened to take the money away for missing key milestones.
January 13, 2012
AFT has concerns about ESEA fiscal-equity proposals.
January 09, 2012
House Republicans want to limit spending on class size reduction to 10 percent of a district's Title II allocation, something not likely to please teachers' unions.
December 22, 2011
An overview of teacher-quality programs under the FY 2012 budget deal.
November 23, 2011
Only five of the 11 states that have applied for ESEA waivers have a firm mechanism in place for implementing teacher-evaluation systems statewide, according to a review of the plans.
November 09, 2011
An ESEA amendment stands to have a major impact on how teacher-quality funds are distributed.
October 18, 2011
The National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers both quickly praised the change, as did Republicans.