Two economists recently claimed that higher value-added scores for teachers lead to greater economic success for students. But an academic review shows the paper's claim is unjustified.
Members from WEA locals with 175 members or fewer are invited to a special conference designed to address their specific needs.
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel says that despite initial good hopes, it's now time for a course correction on Common Core State Standards and the way they are being adopted in states across the nation.
As WEA members and their students gear up for the new Common Core State Standards, the National Education Association and BetterLesson have launched a new website that features 3,000 plus classroom-ready lessons and allows teachers and other educators to share what is working in their classrooms.
The Washington Supreme Court’s latest school funding critique confirms what teachers already know -- the Legislature is falling far short of funding the quality public education students deserve, and the state is failing to make adequate progress toward the 2017-18 deadline for fully funding K-12 public schools.
Registration is now open for WEA's 2014 special education online courses for members. Coursework can be accessed 24 hours a day within the course's two-week timeframe, making the education experience convenient and inexpensive.