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August 10, 2018
August 01, 2018
A nationally representative survey by Educators for Excellence sheds some light on teachers' opinions on retirement benefits, leadership roles, school shootings, and more.
July 31, 2018
Instructional coaching can improve both instruction and student achievement, but there are difficulties bringing these programs to scale, research shows.
July 09, 2018
A new national survey by the RAND Corporation sheds some light on how teachers value feedback and classroom observations in evaluation systems.
June 21, 2018
School-based health clinics for teachers and their families can significantly lower a district's health care costs and slightly reduce teacher absenteeism, a new study finds.
June 06, 2018
A new study finds that teachers who graduated from the UTeach preparation program in Texas outperform other STEM teachers across the state.
April 18, 2018
In two of the states that have experienced teacher unrest over the last couple of months, the growth of their student populations has outpaced the growth of teachers, according to an Education Week analysis.
April 06, 2018
The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching has launched an initiative to find scalable ways that schools can implement formal teacher leadership roles.
April 05, 2018
The majority of public school teachers with five or fewer years experience said they felt ready to lead their classrooms in the first year on the job, according to a new report.
March 29, 2018
Elementary students matched with the same teacher two years in a row show improvement in test scores, according to a new study, with the benefits being greatest for students of color.