An "unintended consequence" of teacher-evaluation and teacher-tenure reform might be that fewer candidates are pursuing careers in teaching, researchers found.
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November 20, 2017
Teachers in Wisconsin are earning less money and exiting the profession at higher rates than they were before the state restricted unions' collective-bargaining rights, according to a study from a left-leaning think tank.
July 19, 2017
New York City schools that still have open teaching positions this fall will be assigned educators from the city's "absent teacher reserve" pool, the education department there recently announced.
June 05, 2017
A bill passed in the California Assembly on Thursday would give districts more timetime—up to three yearstime—to decide whether to fire or permanently hire teachers.
March 24, 2017
The previous efforts have faced setbacks in both the courts and at the ballot box.
March 01, 2017
After Louisiana made changes that weakened its tenure system, teachers left the profession in droves, a study finds.
January 17, 2017
Parents appeal an October ruling that concluded that they hadn't sufficiently linked tenure laws with poor student achievement.
November 04, 2016
The six parents are being backed by the same nonprofit that supported teacher tenure challenges in Minnesota and New York.
October 28, 2016
The judge ruled that the future of teacher tenure laws should be decided by the legislature, not the courts.
September 16, 2016
The Christie administration is arguing that the only way to improve education in the state's poorest districts is to ditch teacher job protections.