The recent adoption of a new teacher-pay plan in Tennessee has spurred backlash from many union members, including calls for the state's education commissioner to be fired, reports The Tennessean.
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July 10, 2013
June 10, 2013
A new study from Bankrate.com finds that, when it comes to return-on-investment for professional degrees, teachers are getting a raw deal.
May 07, 2013
While teacher salaries continued to increase on average during the economic downturn, they did so at a much slower pace, according to a new study from NCTQ.
April 18, 2013
New research from the Brookings Institution provides empirical backing for the widely held notion that that math and science teachers can generally find higher paying jobs outside of education.
April 15, 2013
The group Public Impact is helping bring alternative staffing models to life in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools.
January 31, 2013
The salary of every public school employee in Ohio is now searchable to the public via an online database, reports the Dayton Daily News.
July 03, 2012
Ariel Sacks recalls an interesting exchange from the day she went down to the district office to submit her materials for her very first teaching job: The middle-aged woman who processed my paperwork was friendly in that way only New Yorkers can be, and chatted me up a bit. When she gave me the th...
June 28, 2012
To boost teacher retention and student achievement at high-poverty schools, states and districts must first look to improve working conditions for teachers, concludes a new report by The Education Trust, a Washington-based nonprofit group. The report profiles five school districts that have focused ...
May 25, 2012
Memorial Day Weekend Special: A Washington Post article reports on the apparent gradual erosion of the teaching profession's most envied perkthe summer break. With the nation's economy still staggering and promised salary increases on hold, the article says, many teachers opt to take seasonal ...
April 23, 2012
Rebecca Mieliwocki, a 7th grade English teacher in California, was named the 62nd National Teacher of the Year this morning. According to a press release from the Council of Chief State School Officers, which sponsors the annual award, Mieliwocki is a 14-year veteran teacher has been in her curre...