"In many respects, teacher-evaluation practices in [the D.C. school district] seem to be working to the advantage of students," one researcher said.
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December 10, 2019
A new study argues that the performance-based teacher licensing test edTPA does not always yield reliable results and that the scores are misleading.
December 03, 2019
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November 26, 2019
School districts have "unconscionably and impermissibly shifted operating costs of the classrooms directly on the financial backs of our teachers," the lawsuit alleges.
November 14, 2019
In a "zero-waste classroom," teachers might compost food, invest in a classroom set of dishes, or even make reusable tissues.
November 13, 2019
Teachers in Little Rock, Ark., will be on the picket lines Thursday for only the second time in the school district's history.
November 11, 2019
In a recent video message, transgender teachers urge school leaders to make schools more welcoming by examining their own biases and implementing inclusive policies.
October 31, 2019
The Chicago Teachers Union has reached a deal with the district to make up five of the 11 missed instructional days and end the strike.
October 30, 2019
The Chicago Teachers Union delegates approved a tentative agreement, but will remain on strike until the mayor agrees they can make up the missed days.
October 28, 2019
Fewer than half of states offer teacher-leaders extra pay and/or other incentives, like a reduction in course load, according to a new analysis by the National Council on Teacher Quality.