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November 2, 2011 – Teacher
 At an education forum in Washington this week, the authors of a new study on teacher compensation discussed their surprising conclusion that, counter to popular belief, public school teachers are overpaid. (Teacher)
August 5, 2011 – Education Week
 The regents have approved multiple teacher-training approaches, including giving nonuniversity programs authority to grant master's degrees. (Education Week)
July 15, 2011 – Education Week
 Hundreds of teachers in the District of Columbia won extra pay in the latest round of performance-based evaluations, but more than 200 others will lose their jobs. (Education Week)
July 15, 2011 – Education Week
 Irving Hamer, the deputy superintendent of the Memphis, Tenn., school system, responds to Joel Klein’s recent essay in The Atlantic. (Education Week)
July 14, 2011 | Updated: May 10, 2016 – Education Week
 While national attention focuses on finding better ways to evaluate teachers, efforts are quietly growing to improve the principal-evaluation process. (Education Week)
July 13, 2011 – Education Week
  A growing number of educators around the country are using the social-networking site to share best practices and find answers to important questions.
July 13, 2011 – Education Week
  A dozen states have passed laws this season that revamp such policies as tenure, evaluations, seniority, and collective bargaining.
July 13, 2011 – Education Week
  The state is using Race to the Top resources for extensive professional development in its push for common academic standards.
July 13, 2011 – Education Week
  The experimental approach of pairing aspiring teachers with mentors for on-the-job training has met with success and problems.
July 13, 2011 | Updated: May 10, 2016 – Education Week
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Researchers discussed the effectiveness of programs to reward teachers with bonuses or other financial perks for improving student achievement or agreeing to teach in hard-to-staff schools.

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