The Mississippi education department will be the first to operate a teacher residency program, which aims to increase retention and diversity in the profession.
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March 28, 2019
While all states incorporate some aspects of culturally responsive teaching within their professional standards, most fail to provide a description of the practice that is clear or comprehensive enough to support teachers in developing and strengthening those skills, a new study from New America finds.
March 10, 2019
Teacher-preparation programs need to better prepare teachers, and especially white teachers, to serve students and communities of colors more effectively, the report says.
January 31, 2019
The U.S. Department of Education announced on Thursday that it would be reaching out to some educators who saw their grant aid turned into loans under a federal financial aid program for teachers, beginning a reconsideration process that could result in these debts being forgiven.
December 10, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education will cancel the debts of teachers who had grant aid turned into loans under a federal financial aid program, NPR reports.
October 24, 2018
Some educators have written open letters to the deans of their teacher-preparation programs, saying they were not taught science-backed methods of teaching reading.
August 03, 2018
Denver is testing a strategy for preparing new teachers: having them serve for a year as "associate teachers" in highly rated, high-poverty schools.
July 26, 2018
Teacher-preparation programs should be measured by the performance of their graduates in the classroom, teachers say in a new survey conducted by the group Teach Plus.
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.
May 14, 2018
States using student test scores to rank teacher-prep programs should find a better way, according to new analysis.