Study after study finds students' motivation to learn is often driven by their relationships with their teachers, but a new report suggests many new educators enter the classroom with inconsistent training on what works to spark that drive.
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While many districts have committed to hiring more diverse educators, federal data suggest the teaching force is slow to change.
December 06, 2018
A new survey of Schooling in America finds teachers have lost faith in
August 17, 2018
By the end of their third year, little more than 1 in 3 novice educators are still teaching in the school where they started, and a new study finds a quarter of those don't even wait for the end of the school year to leave.
July 26, 2018
The best-laid plans for teacher evaluation systems don't always survive contact with the classroom, and a new study suggests that how principals "tinker" can make a difference in how teachers really get judged.
January 05, 2018
Teachers and principals didn't seek out more professional development after receiving feedback, but the feedback did seem to improve trust and instructional practice.
September 12, 2017
Relatively speaking, U.S. teachers earn 60 cents for every dollar earned by other professionals with similar education levels. And that's the widest teacher-pay gap for any country in the OECD.
July 10, 2017
The professional climate of a school can create a "vicious cycle" of burnout and attrition among young teachers, a new study finds.
April 28, 2017
Experts debate teacher staffing at one of the opening symposiums of the American Educational Research Association on Thursday.
April 13, 2017
In the past 25 years, the American teaching force has grown significantly, becoming less experienced but more diverse, a new analysis by the National Center on Education Statistics finds.