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January 30, 2014

Teacher-College Group Unveils Legislation for Fellowship Programs

Model legislation from the AACTE would support tuition-fellowship programs for academically strong high school students to train to teach in high-needs schools.

January 22, 2014

Teachers' Working Conditions in Charters: How Different Are They?

A study controls for teachers' background characteristics to arrive at a better understanding of the differences between teachers' experiences in charters and traditional public schools in one Texas district.

August 29, 2013

Feds Eye Teacher 'Equitable Distribution' Through Waivers

Through its ESEA waivers, the U.S. Department of Education is renewing a focus on ensuring at-risk students have access to effective teachers.

July 05, 2013

NEA Digital-Learning Policy Eschews Online-Only Instruction

The training and qualifications of educators, balance of face-to-face to online learning, and role of technology tools are discussed in the NEA's new statement.

April 05, 2013

Where Teachers and Schools Can Hook Up!

A new ed. start-up seeks to match teachers with schools that share a similar mission or philosophy.

December 18, 2012

Recruiter Must Pay Damages to Filipino Teachers

A Los Angeles-based firm has been ordered to pay some $4.5 million to hundreds of Filipino teachers it recruited to work in Louisiana schools.

December 13, 2012

Teacher-Pension Systems Flagged as Cause for Alarm

States have made dozens of changes to their teacher-pension systems in the past four years, but those changes largely fail to deal with longer-term structural problems—and actually come at teachers' expense, contends a report issued today.

April 26, 2012

Program Gives Students an Early Start on Teacher Prep

From guest blogger Hannah Rose Sacks Starting this fall, Mississippi's Ocean Springs High School will offer a two-year academic track for students interested in teaching as a profession, reports WLOX-TV. The program, Teacher Academy, provides firsthand experience and skills-based learning opportun...

March 21, 2012

Teacher Turnover Affects All Students' Achievement, Study Indicates

A new study finds that teacher turnover harms student achievement and particularly affects low-income schools with more black students.

October 14, 2011

NEA Teams With Virginia District on Salary Changes

By guest blogger Liana Heitin In a vague press release, the National Education Association announced that it has linked up with the Alexandria public schools in Virginia to review the district's employee-compensation model, claiming this to be "a first of its kind partnership." Superintendent Mort...

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