A study says New York's threshold for dismissing teachers is too high, allowing teachers to be returned to the classroom even after egregious problems with performance or professionalism.
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October 02, 2014
September 29, 2014
New Mexico is the latest state to face legal action over its teacher-evaluation plan.
September 24, 2014
Providence teachers have rejected a tentative contract.
August 28, 2014
The statewide teachers' union is backing the second lawsuit in two months challenging the state's tax-credit scholarship program.
August 15, 2014
NYSUT opted not to endorse Cuomo or any other candidate for the 2014 governor's race.
July 31, 2014
Wisconsin's high court upheld a 2011 law severely curtailing public-employee bargaining and doing away with unions' ability to collect agency-shop fees.
July 30, 2014
The United Federation of Teachers released data that it claims show the state's due-process rules help teachers leave the profession in a timely fashion.
July 22, 2014
The UFT will intervene in a lawsuit tackling New York's due-process and tenure laws.
July 14, 2014
Randi Weingarten was re-elected the American Federation of Teachers' by an overwhelming vote of delegates in Los Angeles.
July 13, 2014
The AFT wants President Obama to put his education secretary on an "improvement plan," and replace him if he doesn't change positions the union deems harmful.