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The two Upstate New York districts are venturing beyond the largely white region to tap a more diverse pool of educators.


School schedules leave teachers little room for collaboration and reflection, according to a new report.


But is it a solution in search of a problem?


As Louisiana tries to recruit more special education teachers, Arizona lawmakers consider a bill that would let any teacher instruct special education students.


In the midst of a housing crunch, Eagle County School District in Colo. is considering tiny home construction as a strategy to recruit and retain teachers.


Ohio teachers may be required to job-shadow at a local business in order to renew their licenses under a provision in Gov. John Kasich's budget proposal.


Sacramento State University's college of education is testing whether training in home visits for its math and science teacher candidates can spark student interest in STEM fields.


In an ironic twist, a bill to lower the weight placed on student test scores in teacher evaluations was beat back by teachers' unions.


The number of states that offer such incentives has largely been on the decline.


Teachers are spending their own money to provide students with basic needs, such as clothing, combs, deodorant, toothpaste and other hygiene items, and even food, according to a new survey.


A new study reveals the wide range of teacher salaries from state to state.


The best education schools will hold themselves accountable for producing top-quality candidates, even without regulations, said experts.


The bill comes just months after education policymakers opened up the teaching profession to people with no teaching experience or training.


High performance ratings cause teachers' perception of their work to improve, just as low performance ratings cause decreased job satisfaction, according to a new study.


Teachers should cultivate autistic students' interests in the classroom with a view toward linking those interests to potential career paths, a new study says.


The Republican, who once supported the program, hopes to replace it with a slew of new recruitment and retention initiatives.


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