Over the last two decades, STEM teachers have become increasingly more likely to be female and well-qualified.
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October 01, 2018
August 22, 2018
The removal of a requirement that teachers earn a master's degree by their 10th year in the profession has been criticized by educators and the state teachers' union.
May 14, 2018
States using student test scores to rank teacher-prep programs should find a better way, according to new analysis.
April 12, 2018
The National Council on Teacher Quality's latest review of 714 graduate-level and alternative teacher-preparation programs finds that many aspiring teachers don't have the content knowledge necessary for the job.
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.
February 05, 2018
A new Center for American Progress report looks at how states are planning to use their Title II, Part A funds—money that could be at risk in Congress' final budget.
January 19, 2018
TFA alumni principals are less satisfied than other principals with corps members'job performance, according to a new survey.
December 19, 2017
The final results of a federal study on performance pay are in—and it looks like giving teachers bonuses led to slightly better math and reading results from students.
December 08, 2017
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.
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.