As Teach for America celebrates its 20-year anniversary, the group's federal expansion grant may provide an opportunity to prove its role in improving education in high-need communities.
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September 27, 2010
The Education Department is relaxing inclusion rules and increasing incentives for schools willing to participate in its upcoming national evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund.
September 14, 2010
Experts at the fall policy meeting of the American Educational Research Association's Organization of Institutional Affiliates this week voiced concerns that educators won't be able to use state data to improve instruction.
September 01, 2010
Teacher Beat blogger Steve Sawchuk digs into a report on teacher hiring and transfer systems.
August 20, 2010
Top education research author Michael Feuer ponders the role of research in teaching and teacher education. Meanwhile, Wisconsin sociologist Robert Hauser steps in to lead National Academies' education division.
July 28, 2010
A New York Times article on a study examining the long-term benefits of good teaching in the early grades is stirring up the blogosphere.
June 02, 2010
A study of 81,000 New York City teachers offers new insights on which teachers apply for transfer and which ones get hired.
September 02, 2009
When a stellar teacher comes on board, student achievement rises for an entire grade of students, according to a new, first-of-a-kind study of North Carolina schoolchildren.
September 01, 2009
Research by and for teachers is the theme of the August issue of Teachers College Record.