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October 24, 2014

Charter With High Teacher Salaries Improved Achievement, Study Finds

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

Study Questions 'Backloading' of Teacher Compensation

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

Teaching ELLs: Do Qualifications and Effectiveness Overlap?

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

Districts Faced Challenges Implementing Federal Performance-Pay Grants

Teachers seem to have been confused about some of the details of a federally financed bonus-pay program.

September 12, 2014

Half of Those Leaving Teaching Report Better Working Conditions in Other Jobs

In addition, about 8 percent of teachers reported leaving the profession in 2012-13.

September 02, 2014

Pedagogical Preparation Linked to Higher Teacher Retention

A study indicates that teachers, especially of math and science, benefit from higher doses of pedagogical training.

August 26, 2014

Do Evaluations Penalize Teachers of Needy Students?

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

Even Mid-Career Teachers Underpaid, Report Claims

A report looks at what teachers make after 10 years on the job in each state.

June 24, 2014

Tennessee Teacher-Retention Bonus Paid Dividends, Study Finds

A teacher-retention bonus helped keep top teachers in Tennessee's low-performing schools, a new study finds.

June 19, 2014

Two on TFA: Studies Examine Cluster Placements and Older Novices

Two recent studies on TFA examine facets of the program. One continues to find that recruits boosted math scores in Miami schools, although they didn't seem to have much effect on their peer teachers. Another finds that older recruits are more likely to stay in the profession.

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