Buried within the venerable, 700-page report is the finding that teacher quality seems to bear more of a relationship to student progress than school facilities or curriculum, especially for underserved children. So why hasn't that finding gone anywhere?
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February 04, 2016
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While teacher action research sometimes gets a bad rap among research purists, it is one of the ways Shanghai and other top-performing systems keep their educators growing professionally.
December 04, 2015
Across the board, teachers report feeling less in control of many aspects of day-to-day teaching.
October 01, 2015
If mentors help keep teachers in schools, why are teachers in higher-poverty schools less likely to get them?
September 24, 2015
Basing teachers' pay on merit might give a small boost to students' reading achievement—if teachers understand how it works.
July 27, 2015
The hiring pool improved for schools when the recession squeezed teachers, study finds.
October 23, 2014
How are teacher pension decisions and toddler marshmallow-eating habits alike? Both may depend on trust.
October 07, 2014
If you are trying to improve math and reading for English-language learners, look for great teachers overall, not just ELL teachers.
September 10, 2014
New research surveys are planned to keep track of teachers' and principals' reactions to major education policies over time.
June 10, 2014
A new study finds that NCLB has had a limited influence on teachers' perceptions of their jobs.