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A Conversation on Induction

By Guest Blogger Liana Heitin

Stephen thought his readers would be interested in a post over at Teaching Now about new-teacher induction.

At a conference in Washington on Tuesday sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education, advocates for strengthening new-teacher supports gathered in an effort to shift the teacher-effectiveness discourse—at least for the moment—from evaluation to induction, with some arguing that reform efforts should focus on developing great teachers rather than laying off ineffective ones.

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