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Supporters of public education rally at the New York State Capitol on March 26, 2015, in Albany, N.Y.
—Mike Groll/AP

N.Y. Budget Accord Seeks to Tighten Rules on Teacher Quality

A last-minute budget deal in New York will have major implications for how the state’s teachers are trained, evaluated, and granted tenure. (April 13, 2015)

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Schools are revamping traditional back-to-school nights to enlist parents' help in ensuring that their children master key academic skills.
September 29, 2015 - Education Week
Carol Dweck, who parsed the difference between a "fixed" and a "growth" mindset, clarifies her theories of intelligence.
September 22, 2015 - Education Week
The Education Department's earlier hard-line approach on tying evaluations to student test scores is giving way to greater flexibility.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
Questions loom on enforcement as 16 states get the federal nod on their plans to make sure all students have to high-quality teachers.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
Once a ubiquitous course requirement that nearly all aspiring teachers took, the history of education seems to be going the way of land-line phones, floppy disks, and shorthand.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
Schools with expanded schedules shouldn't overlook the need for increased teacher-collaboration time, writes NCTL president Jennifer Davis.
September 14, 2015 - Education Week
The education field has too many unquestioned assumptions that persist even as the world changes, writes Angela Minnici.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
A new study by the advocacy group TNTP finds that PD activities don’t seem to factor into why some teachers get better while others don’t.
August 18, 2015 - Education Week
New teachers face many obstacles during their first year on the job. Middle school teacher Cristie Watson draws attention to some major errors to avoid.
August 4, 2015 - Teacher
August 4, 2015 - Education Week

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