A host of familiar names are among the winners of a more than $50 million competitive-grant program focusing on teacher professional development.
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October 05, 2015
August 20, 2015
The new site, tes.com, will allow U.S. educators to share and sell resources they create, through an online forum.
August 04, 2015
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
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
Some $18 billion is spent annually on P.D., including on-the-job training, but teachers still find it lacking.
December 03, 2014
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.
October 30, 2014
A turnaround strategy using cohorts of teacher-leaders won't be used in Indianapolis.
October 28, 2014
A new paper tries to inject specifics into the concept of teacher leadership, arguing that such positions need to invest teachers with significant authority within schools.
October 24, 2014
A charter school that pays teachers more and offers weekly professional development posted big gains after four years, despite a rocky start, according to new research.
March 19, 2014
To reduce the achievement gap, schools should pay attention to teacher retention, says new report.