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October 10, 2016

Districts Look to Convert Vacant Schools Into Teacher Housing

By converting vacant schools into housing for teachers, St. Louis and Milwaukee hope are hoping to kill two birds with one stone.

September 30, 2016

You'll Never Guess Which State Was Just Named the Best for Teachers

Here's a clue: the governor has said the teachers' unions need to be punched in the face.

September 26, 2016

Study: Students Suffer When Teachers Are Hired After the School Year Starts

Teachers who are hired when the school year's in full swing are not as effective as those hired before classes begin, according to a new study. And it's the students in low-income urban districts who are paying the price.

September 26, 2016

Florida Board Proposes Ending Bonuses Based on Teachers' SAT and ACT scores

The Florida Board of Education thinks funds need to be better tailored to attract teachers into hard-to-staff schools and content areas.

September 22, 2016

Study Highlights Importance of Principals in Teacher-Retention Efforts

A new study suggests that districts take a closer look at principals if they want to get to the root cause of teacher turnover and find ways to prevent it.

August 30, 2016

States Loosen Teacher-Licensure Rules Amid Shortage Fears

Concerned about teacher shortages, state licensure boards across the country are making it easier to get certified to teach.

August 19, 2016

Report: Teacher Diversity Gap Will Not Close Without Significant Interventions

A report published by the Brookings Institution found that even looking forward nearly 50 years, the teacher diversity gap will remain the same or worsen unless there are significant policy changes at every stage in the teacher pipeline.

August 10, 2016

What Happens to Student Learning When Teachers Change Positions in Schools?

A quarter of New York City teachers swap jobs within their schools each year, and new research shows that can depress student learning.

July 15, 2016

New York Eases Licensing Rules for Out-of-State Teachers

The Empire State hopes to alleviate teacher shortages by making it easier for teachers licensed in other states to work in New York.

July 07, 2016

Minnesota Board of Teaching Held in Contempt of Court

A Minnesota state court judge has had it with the state's Board of Teaching, an 11-member panel responsible for licensing teachers.

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