A federal suit against the Houston district's use of "value added" highlights the increasing pushback against new evaluation system--raising tough questions for districts, researchers, and unions alike.
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May 01, 2014
May 01, 2014
New York City is closing in on a nine-year teacher contract.
April 22, 2014
AFT's lesson-sharing partnership has grown to half a million members, the teachers' union says.
March 28, 2014
Lawyers presented their closing arguments in the fractious Vergara v. California teacher-protection lawsuit.
March 18, 2014
State chiefs have some tough questions for the teachers' unions and their recent shifts in position on the common core.
March 10, 2014
AFT will no longer take money from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for its Innovation Fund, the union says.
March 06, 2014
Chris Cerf, departing from the role of New Jersey chief, criticizes the state union's 'misinformation' on teacher evaluation.
February 27, 2014
A national survey of some 20,000 teachers finds generally positive opinions about the common core.
February 25, 2014
Newark's Cami Anderson wants the Christie administration to waive the state's reverse-seniority layoff requirements.
February 24, 2014
Florida becomes the latest state to bow to a court's request that teacher value-added data be released to news outlets.