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June 14, 2017

Implicit Bias In the Classroom: Can Video Games Help Combat It?

Researchers at University of Wisconsin-Madison are developing a video game that will guide K-12 teachers through the hazards of unconscious attitudes and assumptions that affect the way they see their students.

June 13, 2017

To Fight Trump's Cuts to Professional Learning, Groups Plan 'Day of Action'

With Title II money on the chopping block under President Trump's desired budget, national education groups are coming together to make a case for why teachers and administrators need those professional development funds.

June 08, 2017

State ESSA Plans Differ on What Makes an 'Ineffective' or 'Inexperienced' Teacher

New Mexico and Tennessee have strong plans to identify weak teachers and make sure they're not disproportionately serving poor and minority students, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality.

May 23, 2017

Trump's Budget Eliminates Funding for Teacher Training, Class-Size Reductions

The proposed budget from the Trump administration eliminates the Title II grant program, which pays for professional development and class-size reduction efforts.

May 23, 2017

Rural Iowa Districts Tackle the English-Language Learner Teacher Shortage

In some districts, there are more than 100 English-language learners for every dedicated ELL teacher.

May 12, 2017

Teaching Teachers to Address Race and Equity in the Classroom

The Double Check professional development program aims to help teachers build classroom environments where students feel acknowledged and understood.

May 03, 2017

What Kinds of Professional Development Are Teachers Doing?

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.

March 19, 2017

Bill Would Require Ohio Governor to Shadow Teachers

Last month, Ohio Governor John Kasich suggested that teachers be required to job shadow at a local business in order to renew their licenses. Now two House Democrats are saying he should have to do some job shadowing of his own—inside Ohio public school classrooms.

March 16, 2017

Trump's Proposed Budget-Cut Targets Include Teacher Improvement

President Donald Trump's proposed budget, released today, calls for the elimination of programs that provide districts with funding for teacher training and improving teacher prep programs.

February 27, 2017

It's Time to Rethink School Schedules, Report Says

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

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