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February 22, 2017

Colo. District Considers Building Tiny Homes for Teachers

In the midst of a housing crunch, Eagle County School District in Colo. is considering tiny home construction as a strategy to recruit and retain teachers.

February 02, 2017

Florida Governor Looks to End Bonuses Based on Teachers' SAT and ACT Scores

The Republican, who once supported the program, hopes to replace it with a slew of new recruitment and retention initiatives.

January 30, 2017

Texas District Finds Success Tackling Teacher Turnover

Over the last four years, the Waco district has cut its annual teacher turnover rate by at least 4 percentage points. Here's how they're doing it.

January 24, 2017

Can Arizona's Warm Weather Lure New Teacher Recruits From Colder Climates?

A staffing agency hired by Arizona school districts to tackle the state's severe teacher shortage is testing out a new recruiting strategy: Seek recent graduates in cold-weather states and sell them on the sunny Southwest.

January 18, 2017

Tackling the Substitute Teacher Shortage

Illinois schools have to cover more than 16,000 teacher absences every week and the state's sub shortage is exacerbating the problem, according to a survey of nearly 400 districts released on Tuesday. Districts nationwide are also confronting sub shortages and making extraordinary efforts to tackle the problem.

December 28, 2016

School Districts' Hiring Practices Need an Upgrade, Report Says

A new report reveals how school districts' approaches to hiring teachers lag way behind the modern practices of other professions.

November 23, 2016

Teacher Bonuses are Paying Off in Broward County

Bonuses have given the Broward school district in southern Florida a boost in its effort to attract and keep top teachers.

November 11, 2016

Ed Schools Target New Source of Recruits

With education school enrollment down across the nation, some universities are looking within to recruit future teachers to their programs.

November 09, 2016

Did Oklahoma and Maine Voters Support Taxes Aimed at Increasing Teacher Pay?

Residents of Oklahoma and Maine voted on ballot measures that would increase taxes in order to fund teacher pay hikes.

November 04, 2016

N.C. Gets New Insights on Teacher Turnover

A new report presented to the state's board of education offers some ideas on how to keep teachers on the job longer.

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