TeacherMatch, a company that claims its software program can predict how effective teacher candidates will be in the classroom, was acquired by a larger company as more school districts use data to hire effective teachers.
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August 27, 2015
A voluntary survey finds that younger grades have more homework than recommended while older grades don't have enough, but the study has come under major scrutiny.
August 13, 2015
To nearly no one's surprise, the early beginnings of school days are interrupting students' sleep and ultimately upsetting their health and education.
June 15, 2015
A new study from Vanderbilt University concluded that teachers' feedback on math problems hinders students who have a grasp on the concept but could significantly help those who still don't understand.
June 05, 2015
A new survey by the Gates Foundation finds that nearly all teachers regularly use digital tools like digital gradebooks, but are unhappy with the data or the tools they have access to.
January 26, 2015
Researchers suggest comparing "similarly circumstanced" schools in order to fairly evaluate teachers.
January 20, 2015
A recent Gallup poll shows that just 30 percent of teachers are "actively engaged" at work, and that their less-engaged colleagues account for 2.3 million missed workdays every year.
January 07, 2015
As 2015 begins, education experts and journalists offer predictions about the coming year.
October 01, 2014
A new report looks at what are supposedly the best and worst states for teacher working conditions, but misses some finer details.
September 26, 2014
As the state struggles with implementation, a new poll finds that only 31 percent of Tennessee teachers support continuing with the common core.