Recent research finds that school leaders are frequently hiring teachers based on personal referrals, which could have implications for both shortages and diversity gaps.
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January 25, 2018
November 10, 2017
A California organization is tasked with giving out $9.4 million in grants to local programs across the state to solve shortages.
September 20, 2017
There's a teacher turnover rate of about 16 percent, and it's mostly because of teachers' dissatisfaction with their jobs, according to the Learning Policy Institute.
June 22, 2017
The school mimicked the popular adventure game, Escape the Room, as part of its hiring process to gauge candidates' collaboration skills and creativity.
May 26, 2017
U.S. cities were ranked by factors like job availability and comparative salary to determine the best locations for K-12 teachers in 2017.
May 22, 2017
Efforts to curb teacher turnover in high-poverty and high-needs schools could tap into the growing pool of military veterans entering the classroom.
July 08, 2016
Special education and science and math are the fields with the highest demand for teachers, prompting signing bonuses of thousands of dollars.
June 30, 2016
TeacherMatch, a company that claims its software program can predict how effective teacher candidates will be in the classroom, was acquired by a larger company as more school districts use data to hire effective teachers.
May 03, 2016
A day meant for appreciating educators has sparked controversy and some skepticism, largely in connection with ongoing debates around teacher pay, underfunded school systems, and student testing, to name a few.
April 28, 2016
Here's one way to curb a teacher shortage: be Hawaii. Mainland, take notes.