High-poverty districts tend to have more teachers-in-training than other districts, but overall there aren't that many such teachers, a federal report says.
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June 03, 2015
February 04, 2015
The influential alternative teacher certification group's leadership will transition this summer, with two trusted employees advancing to the top spots.
February 03, 2015
The polarizing organization is facing more pushback and bad press than previously, it finds.
January 13, 2015
The Education Department has badly missed a deadline to prepare the congressionally mandated report.
December 15, 2014
Teach For America may fall 25 percent short of demand for its teachers, the organization said in a memo to partner districts.
December 08, 2014
New York is drawing more of its teachers from the top-third of scorers on the SAT exam, and fewer from the bottom third of the pool.
August 11, 2014
TFA's newest corps is its most diverse ever, with fully half identifying as people of color.
June 19, 2014
Two recent studies on TFA examine facets of the program. One continues to find that recruits boosted math scores in Miami schools, although they didn't seem to have much effect on their peer teachers. Another finds that older recruits are more likely to stay in the profession.
June 17, 2014
The Washington-based group contends that alternative certification suffers from low standards and poor training, just like its traditional, university-based brethren.
March 04, 2014
Teach For America will pilot an extended teacher-preparation experience, and efforts to retain more of its corps members.