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.
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December 08, 2017
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.
November 14, 2017
More than half of the state plans fail to publicly report data on educator equity gaps, the National Council of Teacher Quality found in its analyses.
November 01, 2017
The newly formed group, which plans to challenge the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation for market share, wants feedback from the public on its proposed standards and processes.
November 01, 2017
Decisions about what elements to include in a teacher evaluation system, such as value-added measures, and how much weight to give them can have significant impacts on who is deemed proficient, according to a new study.
October 27, 2017
A third of teachers entered the pool after facing legal or disciplinary charges. And more than a third came in after their schools were closed or phased out.
October 26, 2017
The Houston school district has settled a federal lawsuit brought by the teacher's union over the school system's controversial teacher evaluation system, which involved a secret algorithm.
October 23, 2017
Some states are already backing off of linking student test scores to teacher evaluations--but it's not because the Gates funding stream is ending.