Educators discussed ways to increase both the diversity and selectivity of the teaching profession at a Center for American Progress event on Thursday.
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A new program will offer prospective teachers in Arizona a year of free tuition for every year they commit to teaching in the state. But some say a pay raise would go further in filling classrooms.
September 18, 2017
A bill approved in both houses of the California legislature would allow certified teachers six paid weeks of maternity leave.
August 31, 2017
Emergency teaching certificates are on the rise in Oklahoma as qualified teachers flee to neighboring states that pay more. Can charity ease the burden of low pay and convince teachers to stay put?
August 29, 2017
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August 28, 2017
University of North Carolina in Charlotte has launched a high school for aspiring teachers on its campus.
August 18, 2017
Support from the principal is important for retention of all teachers—but for minority teachers working in schools with few other teachers that look like them, it's critical, a new study shows.
August 03, 2017
A new report points to Washington, D.C., as a place where evaluation reform has improved the teaching force.
July 27, 2017
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July 25, 2017
Clark County School District in Nevada recently hired more than 80 special education teachers from the Philippines.