The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced this week that 4,117 teachers received certification from the group in 2013down 17 percent from the previous year and more than 50 percent from 2008.
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December 19, 2013
October 04, 2013
The teaching profession is missing some key structures that would help better support educators in their careers and prevent them from leaving their jobs, argue some of the nation's top teachers in a paper released today.
September 04, 2013
Details haven't been made public yet, but a leaked document indicates teachers' raises will be higher than they've been in five years.
August 29, 2013
Through its ESEA waivers, the U.S. Department of Education is renewing a focus on ensuring at-risk students have access to effective teachers.
August 26, 2013
The National Science Foundation has put $2.6 million toward a University of Missouri professional-development program.
August 08, 2013
States report difficulty in reaching all teachers for professional development in the common standards.
August 02, 2013
A leading provider of online tools and videos for conducting teacher observations received a boost from a major public-agency procurement cooperative.
July 23, 2013
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide $15 million to support new systems for supporting teachers on the job in three districts.
June 05, 2013
A report finds that "temporary" teachers in California work in a gray area in between the state's rules on credentialing, tenure, and induction.
May 23, 2013
Several new proposals to link teachers' salary to classroom performance have emerged in recent weeks.