Most teachers do not want to be armed and don't think that guns in schools would help with safety, according to three polls released this week.
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March 16, 2018
March 06, 2018
An "unintended consequence" of teacher-evaluation and teacher-tenure reform might be that fewer candidates are pursuing careers in teaching, researchers found.
January 19, 2018
The Trump administration announced that Salvadoran immigrants with temporary protected status, a group that includes teachers, must return to their home country by September 2019.
December 22, 2017
Looking across the most-read pieces on the Teacher Beat blog this year, a theme emerges right away: money.
December 19, 2017
The final results of a federal study on performance pay are in—and it looks like giving teachers bonuses led to slightly better math and reading results from students.
December 14, 2017
Pinpointing exactly where teachers are needed has not been a priority for most states, according to a new report.
December 08, 2017
The New York City education department planned to pull hundreds from its "absent teacher reserve" pool to fill vacancies in schools, yet so far just 41 teachers have been placed.
December 06, 2017
Student teachers who report greater awareness of and comfort with issues of cultural diversity in the classroom are better at building more positive classroom environments that help every student succeed, according to a new study.
November 29, 2017
Teachers in large districts are generally getting 45 minutes or an hour of planning time per day, but few places are specifically setting aside time for collaboration with other teachers, according to a new analysis.
November 28, 2017
Students whose teachers were trained in alternative teacher preparation programs such as Teach For America perform slightly better academically than students whose teachers had traditional teacher training, according to a recent meta-analysis.