- Testing no longer required for new teacher evaluations Updated: Aug-04-15 8:34 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Districts are no longer required to evaluate first-time teachers based on test scores from the previous year.
- Vendor takes pay cut over Minnesota student testing glitches Updated: Aug-03-15 7:15 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota's student testing contractor will take $1 million off its new three-year contract to settle with the Minnesota Department of Education over spring testing glitches, under an agreement announced Monday.
- Mickelsen named executive director of SD education group Updated: Aug-03-15 6:01 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Mark Mickelsen is taking over as executive director of the South Dakota Education Association.
- Board dismisses case against ND teacher cleared of charges Updated: Aug-03-15 2:49 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A state board that licenses North Dakota teachers has dropped the case against a West Fargo teacher who was accused and then cleared of having a sexual relationship with a former student.
- Christie stirs outrage of an old enemy, teachers unions Updated: Aug-03-15 1:58 pm
HADDONFIELD, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has again provoked the outrage of an old political enemy - teachers unions.
- FAMU reaches tentative agreement on union raise, bonuses Updated: Aug-02-15 1:05 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida A&M University has reached a tentative agreement with its faculty union on retroactive raise and bonuses.
- Gearhart leaves after 7 years leading University of Arkansas Updated: Aug-02-15 11:11 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - G. David Gearhart wrapped up a seven-year tenure as chancellor of the University of Arkansas hopeful that a state with few college graduates will push more of its children into higher education.
- ND teacher cleared of charges has 1 more step to keep job Updated: Aug-01-15 2:40 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - A former North Dakota teacher of the year who was found not guilty of having a sexual relationship with a former student has one more step before he returns to school.
- Drop in number of new teachers could get state review Updated: Jul-31-15 4:19 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Two leading sponsors of many recent Indiana education overhaul measures now want the Legislature to consider steps for possibly stemming the state's declining number of new teachers.
- NC lottery nets $522 million for state education funding Updated: Jul-30-15 2:22 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Education Lottery surpassed records in sales and profits for the state, bringing in $522 million for education expenses in the most recent budget year, according to records released Thursday.
- Astoria summer school helps children of migrant workers Updated: Jul-29-15 5:00 pm
ASTORIA, Oregon - Araceny Borja, 11, sat in a classroom at Astoria Middle School Thursday, only two months after she and her mother moved to the North Coast from Mexico for what she called "a better life."
- SC House study panel discusses boosting teacher pay Updated: Jul-29-15 3:16 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A House panel's solution for putting more high-quality teachers in rural South Carolina classrooms could involve paying higher salaries.
- Teachers in Chile vote to end 7-week strike Updated: Jul-27-15 12:49 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Thousands of teachers in Chile are ending one of their longest strikes in decades, which protested a bill in Congress that would tie pay to performance.
- Meehan seeks to restore vetoed UMass money Updated: Jul-27-15 8:35 am
BOSTON - University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan is lobbying state lawmakers to restore money vetoed from the university budget and pay for collectively bargained raises to staff and professors that have gone unfunded for a year.
- Educators reach tentative contract agreement in Rapid City Updated: Jul-24-15 1:40 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - Educators and the school board in Rapid City have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract for teachers in the upcoming school year.
- New Jersey can keep using new teacher evaluations Updated: Jul-23-15 1:47 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The federal government has given New Jersey its blessing to keep using its new teacher-evaluation system.
- PA Cyber teachers get contract as state's only cyber union Updated: Jul-23-15 10:35 am
MIDLAND, Pennsylvania - Teachers at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School have their first contract.
- Cosby's embattled lawyer remains chairman of Temple trustees Updated: Jul-23-15 9:07 am
PHILADELPHIA - Bill Cosby, once the very public pride of Temple University, parted ways with the school last year amid allegations that he had drugged and sexually assaulted women. Now that his own words show behavior that was at least unsavory, his lawyer is feeling heat for continuing to serve as the chairman of the university's board of trustees.
- NYC to offer signing, retention bonuses for pre-K teachers Updated: Jul-22-15 8:07 pm
NEW YORK - Teachers at prekindergarten programs offered by community-based early childhood centers in New York City will receive a $2,500 signing bonus and a $3,500 retention bonus, officials said Wednesday.
- CSU approves 2 percent pay hike for chancellors, presidents Updated: Jul-21-15 5:50 pm
LONG BEACH, California - California State University presidents and other executives will receive an across-the-board 2 percent pay increase, a raise faculty union leaders brandished as part of a trend of "misplaced priorities."
- Point Park University drops challenge of faculty union Updated: Jul-21-15 8:08 am
PITTSBURGH - Officials at Point Park University in Pittsburgh have dropped their legal challenge over whether faculty members can unionize under the National Labor Relations Act.
- Recent Kansas Editorials Updated: Jul-21-15 8:06 am
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- Lincoln schools raise budget for English-language learners Updated: Jul-20-15 4:26 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Officials at Lincoln Public Schools have budgeted $1.2 million to hire additional teachers for an influx of students who speak little English.
- Connecticut Democrats won't override Gov. Malloy's 9 vetoes Updated: Jul-17-15 5:04 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Democratic leaders of the Connecticut General Assembly announced Friday they've decided not to try and override any of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's nine vetoes.
- Lawsuit says schools are breaking law in teacher evaluations Updated: Jul-16-15 9:11 pm
LOS ANGELES - The same organization that backed a landmark case on California's teacher tenure laws is funding a lawsuit filed Thursday that takes aim at districts not enforcing an act that requires student achievement data to be used on teacher evaluations.