Public school teachers in the District of Columbia are improving their performance because they’re motivated by the possibility of substantial pay raises or because they don’t want to get fired, according to a study.
A recent poll conducted by Gallup Economy has found that teachers who have just begun their careers are far more engaged in their jobs than those who have been working as educators for several years.
A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., has found that teachers throughout the country feel that only 12 percent of students are “very likely” to use printed books to study.
Teachers who aren’t up to snuff shouldn’t be in classrooms and should find new professions, the head of the 1.5 million-member American Federation of Teachers said Monday.
Teachers need to start taking their own advice.
A Maryland armor company has designed a bulletproof white board following the Newtown, Conn., school shooting that left 26 people dead, including 20 children.
James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.
Tough new teacher evaluations led to a strike this month in Chicago, but in the District of Columbia, such evaluations are ‘business as usual.’