Teachers make up about one-third of participants in the massive open online courses (MOOCs) offered by MIT and Harvard University, according to a new report by researchers at the two institutions.
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October 28, 2016
A new study finds that both rich and poor students have nearly equal chances of being taught by the most-effective teachers and the least-effective teachers.
September 26, 2016
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 22, 2016
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 19, 2016
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
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.