The city's teaching force is much different from the one it had before Hurricane Katrina hit.
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August 25, 2015
August 11, 2015
A first-of-its kind study examined which teachers were laid off in the district and the effects on student achievement.
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.
July 27, 2015
Recessions appear to lead to an influx of more skilled teaching applicants, it says.
July 24, 2015
A number of states didn't fulfill federal accountability requirements for teaching programs, and the Education Department didn't force them to, the GAO found.
July 13, 2015
Any way you slice it, disadvantaged students get shortchanged on teacher quality, the study finds.
July 08, 2015
A new report says that most changes to the systems fell hardest on the newest employees, who stand to make thousands less under them than those hired earlier.
June 02, 2015
High-quality teacher candidates seem more likely to take jobs in low-performing districts if they do their student teaching there, a study finds.
May 28, 2015
Sending regular messages home with details on what students need help on can boost parent engagement and student learning, a study finds.
May 22, 2015
Houston may redirect funding from its $14 million merit-pay program into regular salary increases.