A California district uses coaches to supplement its existing teacher-training efforts.
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February 07, 2013
February 04, 2013
A study finds states are making progress in common-standards implementation plans in three key areas.
January 28, 2013
A weekly Twitter chat connects teachers of English-language learners to discuss, debate, and advise one another on numerous topics.
January 25, 2013
The Social Media Toolkit offers tutorials and recommendations for principals trying to engage the community through social media. It appears to be one of the first such resources of its kind in the country.
January 25, 2013
New survey data show that most urban districts expect to fully implement the common-core standards by 2014-15.
January 17, 2013
The market for education software and digital products grew by 3.5 percent over the most recent year and now stands at $7.7 billion, a new analysis reveals.
January 16, 2013
A research review by the Education Commission of the States finds that teachers' expectationsoften based on factors including race, ethnicity, and family income levelscan significantly affect students' academic performance.
January 11, 2013
A follow up on the question of how well teachers are being trained to make use of all the student data they are now receiving.
January 10, 2013
For most teachers today getting enough student data is no longer a problem. Knowing what to do with all of it is.
January 08, 2013
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced today that 4,980 teachers earned national-board certification in 2012, pushing the total number of educators who hold the advanced professional certification to more than 100,000. In its announcement, the NBPTS also highlighted a rec...