The new law evaluates both teachers' and administrators' performance through the use of multiple rating categories, based on student growth and assessment results.
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November 11, 2015
October 29, 2015
Ninety-three percent of teachers say that the prospect of making a difference in students' lives played a critical role in attracting them to the profession, according to a new United Kingdom-based survey.
October 23, 2015
The plan would finance a 100-unit housing complex for educators in the increasingly high-rent city.
July 23, 2015
A PBS NewsHour report suggests that the teacher job market may be returning to "old patterns" in terms of demographics and job stability.
June 24, 2015
Unhappy with recent decisions by the local school board, a group of parents in Jefferson County, Colo., has created a website to chronicle an expected wave teachers' departures from their district over the next year.
May 05, 2015
According to two new surveys, a majority of Americans think K-12 teachers are underappreciated and underpaid, but most teachers are satisfied with their jobs anyway.
April 30, 2015
A new longitudinal study establishes updated rates for teacher retention and mobility, and looks at possible factors behind each.
April 28, 2015
The Great Recession forced California, like many other states, to lay off thousands of teachers. Now some big districts in the state are facing teacher shortages, and are weighing how to fill the gaps.
April 21, 2015
A new study from ACT Inc. shows that fewer students are interested in the teaching profession than just a few years ago.
March 20, 2015
"The Road to TEACH" follows the cross-country road trip of three 20-somethings who are considering careers in education despite discouragement from parents and peers.