Sometimes, though, the plans run up against collective bargaining issues.
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August 10, 2016
August 02, 2016
A variety of teacher-policy groups want stronger PD guidance in the upcoming regulations under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
July 07, 2016
A Minnesota state court judge has had it with the state's Board of Teaching, an 11-member panel responsible for licensing teachers.
June 16, 2016
Districts in Louisiana are paying teachers to swap their classrooms for factory floors and office cubicles this summer.
April 27, 2016
Matching some of the most generous policies in the country, Mississippi will offer $10,000 annual stipends to National Board Certified Teachers willing to take on some of the state's toughest assignments.
April 04, 2016
Could bite-sized teacher learning projects help improve the PD infrastructure?
April 01, 2016
After pledging to offer computer science courses in every school, Arkansas has rapidly trained hundreds of teachers to code.
March 23, 2016
On common-core implementation, 70 percent of district leaders said their district had made good or excellent progress toward Common Core implementation. But teachers say there's room for improvement.
February 23, 2016
Teacher collaboration on a specific skill area can boost a weaker teacher's performance, an experiment finds.
February 12, 2016
Teacher professional development and pay are tenets of a proposed $1 billion federal program, but Congress hasn't funded earlier iterations.