Most U.S. public school students are taught by certified and experienced teachers, according to a report by the National Center for Education Statistics, but the numbers vary looking across states, school districts, and different school and student characteristics.
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March 21, 2017
March 13, 2017
Instead of calling on substitutes when teachers are absent, New York City could save $9 million a year by sending students online to complete assignments independently, a report finds.
March 01, 2017
After Louisiana made changes that weakened its tenure system, teachers left the profession in droves, a study finds.
February 13, 2017
Teachers are spending their own money to provide students with basic needs, such as clothing, combs, deodorant, toothpaste and other hygiene items, and even food, according to a new survey.
February 07, 2017
High performance ratings cause teachers' perception of their work to improve, just as low performance ratings cause decreased job satisfaction, according to a new study.
February 02, 2017
Teachers should cultivate autistic students' interests in the classroom with a view toward linking those interests to potential career paths, a new study says.
January 27, 2017
The days when new teachers could expect to take low pay in exchange for a respectable retirement package are long gone, according to a new report.
January 13, 2017
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.
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.