A new paper tries to inject specifics into the concept of teacher leadership, arguing that such positions need to invest teachers with significant authority within schools.
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October 28, 2014
October 24, 2014
A charter school that pays teachers more and offers weekly professional development posted big gains after four years, despite a rocky start, according to new research.
March 19, 2014
To reduce the achievement gap, schools should pay attention to teacher retention, says new report.
February 13, 2014
A review of more than 600 math professional-development studies found just two detailing positive effects on students' math proficiency.
February 10, 2014
A Utah bill would allow districts to use up to eight day of class time for teacher professional development.
January 06, 2014
That's the call from several scholars, and from an organization that thinks the Education Department needs to make the first move.
December 19, 2013
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced this week that 4,117 teachers received certification from the group in 2013down 17 percent from the previous year and more than 50 percent from 2008.
October 04, 2013
The teaching profession is missing some key structures that would help better support educators in their careers and prevent them from leaving their jobs, argue some of the nation's top teachers in a paper released today.
September 04, 2013
Details haven't been made public yet, but a leaked document indicates teachers' raises will be higher than they've been in five years.
August 29, 2013
Through its ESEA waivers, the U.S. Department of Education is renewing a focus on ensuring at-risk students have access to effective teachers.