A new paper estimates that the structure of defined-benefit pension systems could cause today's young, mobile teachers to forfeit significant retirement wealth.
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March 12, 2014
February 13, 2014
A review of more than 600 math professional-development studies found just two detailing positive effects on students' math proficiency.
January 21, 2014
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.
January 03, 2014
That's the call from several scholars, and from an organization that thinks the Education Department needs to make the first move.
December 08, 2013
A new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality finds fault with how teacher colleges approach instruction on classroom management.
November 19, 2013
Two reports show that teacher-preparation programs are often lacking the data needed to improve the quality of their instruction.
November 11, 2013
On average, disadvantaged students don't get the same quality of instruction as their more affluent peers, a study shows.
November 08, 2013
A panel has recommended a maximum cut score on a teacher-licensing exam many states plan to use. But will states adhere to it?
November 07, 2013
Many advocates are seizing on the NAEP claims as evidence that their teacher-effectiveness strategies are working. Are they? Maybe, but it's hard to prove empirically.
November 07, 2013
Effective elementary teachers who transferred to low-achieving schools boosted students' scores, according to a randomized experiment. But many eligible teachers did not want to move despite financial rewards.