New York is drawing more of its teachers from the top-third of scorers on the SAT exam, and fewer from the bottom third of the pool.
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December 08, 2014
November 10, 2014
By a razor-thin margin, Washington state voters approved a bill to lower class sizes and hire more school personnel.
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.
October 23, 2014
A paper found that teachers were willing to trade only 20 cents or less of current compensation for each dollar of additional pension wealth.
October 14, 2014
A study finds that teachers that were effective with all students also helped English-language-learners advance academically, regardless of whether they held bilingual certification.
September 16, 2014
Teachers seem to have been confused about some of the details of a federally financed bonus-pay program.
September 12, 2014
In addition, about 8 percent of teachers reported leaving the profession in 2012-13.
September 02, 2014
A study indicates that teachers, especially of math and science, benefit from higher doses of pedagogical training.
August 26, 2014
Studies show that teachers of low-income, minority students get lower ratings on their evaluations. Just why that is remains an open question.
July 24, 2014
A report looks at what teachers make after 10 years on the job in each state.