Too many teacher-preparation programs are doing a poor job of covering content that future science and social studies teachers need to master, according to a new report on the programs preparing high school teachers.
TEACH-NOW has received the full seven-year accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, making it the first online-only institution to meet the council's new, more-rigorous standards.
The results of the survey underscore a national trend as teachers around the country say they need more training and support to implement discipline methods aimed at reducing the numbers of student suspensions and expulsions.
The study found that even when black teachers were hired, they were usually placed in high-poverty schools with large numbers of nonwhite students.
A new report from the Institute of Education Sciences provides a snapshot of the types of PD teachers were doing in the 2011-2012 school year.
The district currently requires teachers to get a master's degree or complete 45 credit hours before their eighth year teaching in the district.
Remote districts are hit especially hard by turnover costs.
Teachers across the country are turning to GoFundMe to pay for a range of classroom supplies, from pencils and paper to iPads, according to new data released by the fundraising website.
The North Carolina Senate passed unanimously a bill that would allow college professors to work as adjunct instructors in K-12 classrooms without teaching licenses.
Some complain that a bill to let candidates with at least a 3.0 GPA in their teacher-preparation classes bypass some standardized tests will lower standards.