A new report points to Washington, D.C., as a place where evaluation reform has improved the teaching force.
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August 03, 2017
July 30, 2017
The finding was part of a new study that looks at whether the No Child Left Behind reduced the practice of out-of-field teaching in science classrooms.
July 19, 2017
New York City schools that still have open teaching positions this fall will be assigned educators from the city's "absent teacher reserve" pool, the education department there recently announced.
July 18, 2017
The president of the National Council on Teacher Quality presented what she sarcastically called a "radical" solution for both improving the pipeline of new teachers and filling specific teacher shortages: "Fix student teaching."
July 07, 2017
Principals are more likely to rate teachers as ineffective in a confidential setting than on a formal evaluation with stakes attached, a new study finds.
July 06, 2017
Teachers prepared through a popular alternative certification program perform similarly to other teachers in their districts, despite having had a condensed training schedule, according to a recent federal study.
June 29, 2017
Arizona districts are using the state's emergency substitute certificate program to staff classrooms with teachers who only have a high school diploma or its equivalence.
June 22, 2017
Elementary math teachers remember what they learn in their teacher preparation programs, and use it when writing lesson plans years down the road, according to a new study.
June 15, 2017
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, or CAEP, has elected Dean Karen Symms Gallagher of the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education to lead its board of directors.
June 13, 2017
With Title II money on the chopping block under President Trump's desired budget, national education groups are coming together to make a case for why teachers and administrators need those professional development funds.