The Mississippi education department will be the first to operate a teacher residency program, which aims to increase retention and diversity in the profession.
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May 15, 2019
April 02, 2019
Foreign exchange companies charged teachers exorbitantly high fees, did not provide promised support services, and even threatened teachers with deportation to coerce them into signing contracts, the lawsuit alleges.
March 28, 2019
While all states incorporate some aspects of culturally responsive teaching within their professional standards, most fail to provide a description of the practice that is clear or comprehensive enough to support teachers in developing and strengthening those skills, a new study from New America finds.
March 26, 2019
High-poverty schools are hit the hardest when it comes to a lack of fully certified and experienced teachers, a new report from the Economic Policy Institute says.
February 21, 2019
A free gym and easy access to health care may help keep teachers happy, healthy, and in the classroom.
December 03, 2018
School and district hiring managers consider cultural fit to be more important than other factors, including training and experience, a new study finds.
September 27, 2018
A new study finds that strong principals are able to retain effective teachers while weeding out the low performers.
August 14, 2018
Despite a $6,100 teacher pay raise this spring, school districts report that they're starting the new academic year with nearly 500 teaching vacancies.
August 03, 2018
Denver is testing a strategy for preparing new teachers: having them serve for a year as "associate teachers" in highly rated, high-poverty schools.
June 22, 2018
A program that lets retired teachers keep working while collecting retirement benefits is set to expire at the end of the month.