Recessions appear to lead to an influx of more skilled teaching applicants, it says.
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July 27, 2015
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.
May 14, 2015
For the most part, there was no consistent relationship between the standards and better teaching.
March 10, 2015
Black and low-performing students seemed to gain most from having a teacher of the same race, it concludes.
March 04, 2015
Teachers hired during the first two years of an expansion of the program were as good as their peers, and in grades pre-K-2 they helped their students learn more in reading, a study finds.