While all states incorporate some aspects of culturally responsive teaching within their professional standards, most fail to provide a description of the practice that is clear or comprehensive enough to support teachers in developing and strengthening those skills, a new study from New America finds.
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March 28, 2019
March 12, 2019
President Donald Trump's proposed budget seeks to eliminate the $2 billion Title II program for professional development, while creating vouchers for teachers to use to take courses.
December 20, 2018
Eight Louisiana school systems are piloting an approach in which alternative-certification teacher candidates receive a full period of support from their mentor each day.
August 13, 2018
On the eve of her retirement from the New Teacher Center, Ellen Moir reflects on lessons learned in a decades-long career in teacher development.
July 31, 2018
Instructional coaching can improve both instruction and student achievement, but there are difficulties bringing these programs to scale, research shows.
April 05, 2018
The majority of public school teachers with five or fewer years experience said they felt ready to lead their classrooms in the first year on the job, according to a new report.
March 22, 2018
Congress' fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending bill preserves funding for the Title II program, which pays for teacher development.
February 13, 2018
This is the first time that the New Teacher Center is releasing its standards to the public, instead of just its partner districts.
February 05, 2018
A new Center for American Progress report looks at how states are planning to use their Title II, Part A funds—money that could be at risk in Congress' final budget.
December 18, 2017
The final tax bill that's likely to get passed by both houses of Congress maintains the $250 tax deduction teachers can use for classroom supplies, and yet teachers' unions are finding that little consolation.