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Teacher Performance

Harnessing Compassion When It Comes to Teachers and Leadership

Scherto Gill | Posted 06.25.2014 | Education
Scherto Gill

Schools are the most stressful workplaces. In the UK, nearly 50 percent of teachers considered quitting last year.

Millions Spent On Improving Teachers, But Little Done To Make Sure It's Working

| Beth Fertig and Sarah Garland | Posted 06.04.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Helping struggling teachers improve has become a big concern–and a big business–across...

Minn. Senate Passes Bill To Let Schools Fire Teachers Based On Performance

AP | By ALEXANDRA TEMPUS | Posted 02.27.2012 | Education

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Senate passed a bill Monday that would let schools lay off teachers based on their performance in the classroom rathe...

Duncan To Announce Teacher Contest Focused On Quality

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 04.16.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Wednesday spelled out details of a proposed new $5 billion Race to the Top-style competition foc...

Tenure Rights Weaken As States Look To Fire Teachers Who Aren't Performing

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 03.25.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON — America's public school teachers are seeing their generations-old tenure protections weakened as states seek flexibility to fire te...

Does Publicly Naming Teachers Tied To Student Test Scores Undermine Reform?

Posted 01.14.2012 | Education

In a departure from recent efforts to publicly name teachers tied to the performance -- and projected performance -- of their students, a new report s...

John Celock

Governors Group Steps Into Teacher Evaluation Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.04.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON -- The nation's governors on Thursday announced plans to work with three states and one territory on developing new teacher evaluation guid...

Is Government Mandated Taping Of Teacher Performance A Solution For Evaluations?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

From the release of 12,000 teacher scores in New York, to California's educational overhaul that hopes to see payoff by 2025, schools are scrambling t...