Teach For America shows that top students can be attracted to teaching. Why haven't schools of education adapted by raising their entrance standards?
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June 25, 2015
May 21, 2015
In contrast to traditional "summer school" classes in July and August at Summit Public Schools inspire learning and growth for students and adults alike.
April 28, 2015
The Great Recession forced California, like many other states, to lay off thousands of teachers. Now some big districts in the state are facing teacher shortages, and are weighing how to fill the gaps.
March 31, 2015
Classkick, an ed-tech startup that allows teachers to provide personalized, real-time feedback to students working on iPads, raised $1.7 million in seed funding.
March 27, 2015
The one-percenters who can make large campaign donations have more money than ever. And, as in all other policy areas these days, they want to call the shots in K-12 education.
March 25, 2015
Teach For America teachers in pre-K though 2nd grade were better at teaching students to read than other teachers, says a study by the research firm Mathematica.
March 04, 2015
Teachers hired during the first two years of an expansion of the program were as good as their peers, and in grades pre-K-2 they helped their students learn more in reading, a study finds.
February 03, 2015
The polarizing organization is facing more pushback and bad press than previously, it finds.
January 16, 2015
A partnership between a New York City computer science school and Teach for America aims to bring more opportunities for improved coding instruction to students.
January 14, 2015
Teach for America has quietly begun to change the way it talks about race and inequity, and it deserves credit.