The study found that schools with the highest levels of instructional and teacher leadership rank at least 10 percentile points higher in both math and English/language arts on state tests.
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An analysis of international survey data found that increasing teacher pay is not enough to convince high-achieving students to enter the profession.
October 17, 2017
Although a Mississippi school district removed the famous novel from the curriculum because its language made people uncomfortable, teachers say 'Mockingbird' still has value.
October 09, 2017
As Puerto Rico rebuilds after being slammed by Hurricane Maria, here are some ways educators from the mainland can help.
October 06, 2017
Sydney Chaffee, the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, went to the capital of Ethiopia for a week to deliver workshops to teachers and students. She ended up learning important lessons, too.
October 04, 2017
A new paper compares teachers' racial attitudes to those of noneducators and finds that teachers tend to hold less-negative racial stereotypes.
October 02, 2017
A special education teacher and other educators were killed in what is the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
September 28, 2017
In particular, English teachers reported weaker relationships with Asian American students, and math teachers had worse relationships with Latino students.
September 27, 2017
A new report draws on 21 key indicators to rank all 50 states and the District of Columbia from the best to the worst places for teachers to work. See how your state ranks.
September 20, 2017
A decade after teaching middle school, this college dean has seen 11 of her former students pursuing degrees in education at her graduate school.