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Jennifer Hanner, a first-year teacher from Harts, W.Va., center, joins other teachers and protestors in February outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., as teachers statewide went on strike over pay and benefits.
—John Raby/AP-File

Teachers Are Winning Public Support for Pay Raises, Survey Finds

Support for raising teacher salaries jumped nationally in the wake of this spring's wave of teacher activism, a national poll by the journal Education Next said. (August 21, 2018)

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Many claims about the merits of school reform are "awash in misguided convictions," argues UFT President Michael Mulgrew.
December 9, 2015 – Education Week
August 26, 2015 – Education Week
The closely-watched system for evaluating teachers and providing bonus pay in the District of Columbia appears to be motivating weak and strong educators alike to higher performance.
October 23, 2013 – Education Week
Basing more than half a teacher's evaluation on student test scores seemed to compromise it, researchers also found.
January 16, 2013 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
The pact approved in Newark, N.J., sets up a dual salary schedule and ensures teacher involvement in evaluations.
December 5, 2012 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
Newer teachers are more likely than their veteran counterparts to support controversial education policies.
November 14, 2012 – Education Week
Voters in various states will decide on teacher evaluations, funding, and charter school access, among other issues.
September 26, 2012 – Education Week
September 19, 2012 – Education Week
Teacher pay should reflect a multidimensional evaluation system, write Gerald Tirozzi, Marian Hermie, and Wayne Schmidt.
April 12, 2012 – Education Week
The growing practice of incorporating student test scores into teacher evaluations can make or break budding union-district partnerships.
November 16, 2011 – Education Week

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