Findings from the 2013 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) of middle school teachers present a stark contrast between how teachers in the United States are treated compared with the working conditions of their counterparts in top-performing countries. The report comes from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
"TALIS is an opportunity for teachers to weigh in on what's needed to help students succeed across the world." AFT President Randi Weingarten says. "What is striking is that teachers in the top