Tennessee may scrap its new rules tying value-added measures to recertification.
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February 04, 2014
January 13, 2014
Rep. George Miller, who will retire at the end of his term, helped shape the congressional appetite for teacher-quality reforms.
December 17, 2013
A variety of civil rights groups protest the U.S. Department of Education's lack of action on the distribution of effective teachers.
November 21, 2013
A recent report calls for deeper integration of educator effectiveness, Common Core standards, and professional learning. Joellen Killion explores how to weave these three components together.
November 11, 2013
On average, disadvantaged students don't get the same quality of instruction as their more affluent peers, a study shows.
November 07, 2013
Effective elementary teachers who transferred to low-achieving schools boosted students' scores, according to a randomized experiment. But many eligible teachers did not want to move despite financial rewards.
August 12, 2013
Ask a teacher in a high-poverty school to name their challenges and near the top of the list will be disruptive kids and students not ready to learn.
July 19, 2013
Tampa area districts serve more than 300,000 students but don't get much national attention.
April 29, 2013
Novice and minority teachers tended to be assigned the lowest-achieving students in their schools, according to a new research study.
April 28, 2013
Technology turned the tables on us. We are prisoners of our children's generation far more than they are prisoners of ours. Even if we sometimes smirk when we see kids struggle with technology, our students really are digital natives in ways that we can never be, even we who have been eager early adopters of anything subject to Moore's Law.