A new longitudinal study shows that mentoring seems connected to a longer career path. So why are teachers in higher-poverty schools less likely to get a mentor?
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October 05, 2015
August 28, 2015
Effective teachers signing onto a newly created initiative to mentor other teachers and reach more students could see thousands of dollars in additional pay.
July 27, 2015
Recessions appear to lead to an influx of more skilled teaching applicants, it says.
May 01, 2015
Only 17 percent of teachers tracked in a federal longitudinal study left the profession, far fewer than the often-cited 50 percent.
April 10, 2015
Minority candidates are performing less well than their white peers on N.Y.'s tougher test.
January 08, 2015
In contrast to the conventional wisdom, an estimated 70 percent of teachers stay in the profession after five years, an analysis of federal data shows.
December 23, 2014
A new report warns that many teachers in states that don't extend Social Security benefits to public employees could end up with severe gaps in their retirement savings.
December 11, 2014
The school system in Montgomery County, Md., is eyeing ways to improve the diversity of its teaching force.
November 14, 2014
Few teachers took the transfer bonuses, possibly because many didn't seem to know about them.
November 10, 2014
By a razor-thin margin, Washington state voters approved a bill to lower class sizes and hire more school personnel.