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February 12, 2016

Could $1 Billion Make Teaching the Best Job in the World?

Teacher professional development and pay are tenets of a proposed $1 billion federal program, but Congress hasn't funded earlier iterations.

February 10, 2016

Teacher Evaluation Primed for Overhaul in D.C.

Among other things, the independent "master educator" observations will be eliminated.

February 01, 2016

Are Teachers Getting the Right Kind of Common-Core PD?

Teachers reported getting professional development on common-core topics, but not always focused on the areas they needed the most help on.

October 28, 2015

Vicki Phillips, Outgoing K-12 Director at Gates, Reflects on Her Tenure, Priorities

Phillips' next move is unclear, but it's likely to be somewhere in the K-12 education world.

October 05, 2015

TFA, NWP, Board Certification, and KIPP Among Winners of Federal Teacher Grant

A host of familiar names are among the winners of a more than $50 million competitive-grant program focusing on teacher professional development.

August 20, 2015

TES Global Opens Lesson-Sharing Marketplace to U.S. Teachers

The new site, tes.com, will allow U.S. educators to share and sell resources they create, through an online forum.

August 04, 2015

Is PD Behind Teacher Improvement? Maybe Not, Analysis Cautions

A study of three districts by a training and advocacy group failed to find a pattern linking teachers who improved and the type of professional development they received.

April 07, 2015

Idaho Lawmakers Pass Budget Funding Teacher 'Career-Ladder' Program

Lawmakers in Idaho passed a seven-part public school budget on Monday without debate and with only a handful of opposing votes, increasing overall school funding in the state by 7.4 percent and setting the stage for higher teacher salaries.

December 22, 2014

Report: 'Job Embedded' Professional Development Often Found Lacking

Some $18 billion is spent annually on P.D., including on-the-job training, but teachers still find it lacking.

December 03, 2014

Calif. Union, Teachers Will Take Lead on Common-Core P.D.

A new initiative by the state teachers' union, board-certified teachers, and a Stanford group seeks to improve school-based professional development on the new standards.

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