A new poll finds that while 90 percent of parents would encourage their children to pursue a career in a STEM field, 87 percent said they would be "concerned" if that career happened to be as a K-12 teacher.
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The program, known as "Best & Brightest," pays teachers based on their effectiveness ratings and their SAT and ACT scores.
February 26, 2016
Portland officials want to stop releasing the names of residents who pay the city's arts tax, an effort to hire more arts and music teachers.
December 22, 2015
A state teachers' union has filed a formal federal complaint over a Florida teacher bonus program that the union alleges discriminates against teachers based on age and race.
November 04, 2015
Starting salaries for North Carolina teachers are now the highest they've ever been, but salaries for established teachers aren't.
October 13, 2015
Brian Jones wanted to bring attention to what he sees as negligence on the part of lawmakers and education leaders.
September 28, 2015
The initial results from the 2015 poll focused on public perceptions of testing and the Common Core State Standards.
September 04, 2015
The Chester Upland district has faced financial hardship for decades, and for the second time in four years, teachers will be working without pay.
July 10, 2015
A new $44 million program will give teachers a chance to earn a bonus, but the qualification system has left many educators feeling angry and disenfranchised.
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.