The Data Quality Campaign and a host of partners are urging states to promote policies that will foster better use of student data by educators.
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February 04, 2014
October 04, 2013
The "status" of teachers varies widely across countries, according to a new survey, with teachers in China having the highest social standing of those countries measured.
July 22, 2013
A former teacher says that teacher-preparation programs should be modeled after medical schools.
July 19, 2013
In what some are saying is a first-of-its-kind moment, critics of Teach for America are beginning to pool their efforts to counter the program.
June 19, 2013
Simply put, as a society we're not going to inspire vast numbers of our top college students to enter the field of teaching until we've figured out a way to make teaching as attractive as financial services or high tech.
June 18, 2013
Very few teacher preparation programs are adequately addressing the needs of English-language learners, a new review finds.
June 13, 2013
The LEAD commission has released five recommendations to accelerate digital teaching and learning in the nation's schools.
June 10, 2013
A new study from Bankrate.com finds that, when it comes to return-on-investment for professional degrees, teachers are getting a raw deal.
June 07, 2013
The president's proposal to overhaul the e-rate program in large part prioritizes training teachers to better use technology in the classroom and providing them with more technology resources.
May 17, 2013
Independent school teachers tend to exist within cultures that are highly immersive: in 21st-century independent schools it is hard for a new or newish teacher not to be constantly watched, engaged in conversations about practice and about kids, and otherwise offered a great deal of formal and informal on-the-job training from a number of experienced sources. Generally smaller classes and relatively small and intense school communities make it relatively easy for schools to monitor and offer essentially real-time feedback to early-career teachers.