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.
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August 19, 2016
August 10, 2016
A quarter of New York City teachers swap jobs within their schools each year, and new research shows that can depress student learning.
June 27, 2016
Teachers coming from alternative programs leave the profession at higher rates than their traditionally certified peers, and that gap is growing, a study finds.
June 06, 2016
Research on the Gates Foundation's ambitious district-level teacher projects found student-achievement upticks in 2013-14, but findings overall are mixed.
May 19, 2016
Candidates who got a passing score on the edTPA in Washington helped their students perform better in reading than those who didn't.
March 14, 2016
District could see benefits from hiring teachers who ace audition lessons and have strong academic backgrounds, a study concludes.
March 01, 2016
Teacher evaluation has been overhauled in dozens of states, but those changes haven't affected the cultural norms that can lead to inflated ratings.
February 23, 2016
Teacher collaboration on a specific skill area can boost a weaker teacher's performance, an experiment finds.
February 03, 2016
The Coleman report's conclusions about teacher quality hold up today, even though there is much debate about policies like evaluation and pay.
January 25, 2016
When low-performing teachers were replaced with new teachers, students did significantly better, the study found.