The teaching profession is in the midst of an "ongoing and alarming crisis," American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said.
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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.
March 19, 2019
The Partnership for Educational Justice, which was founded by school reform activist Campbell Brown, has lost its executive director as it focuses resources toward an anti-tenure lawsuit.
February 20, 2019
Students perform better academically when they have teachers with higher cognitive skills, the study found.
December 20, 2018
Eight Louisiana school systems are piloting an approach in which alternative-certification teacher candidates receive a full period of support from their mentor each day.
October 23, 2018
Teachers' impact on non-cognitive, or social-emotional, skills is more predictive of students' long-term success than their impact on test scores, the study found.
October 01, 2018
Over the last two decades, STEM teachers have become increasingly more likely to be female and well-qualified.
August 22, 2018
The removal of a requirement that teachers earn a master's degree by their 10th year in the profession has been criticized by educators and the state teachers' union.
May 14, 2018
States using student test scores to rank teacher-prep programs should find a better way, according to new analysis.
April 12, 2018
The National Council on Teacher Quality's latest review of 714 graduate-level and alternative teacher-preparation programs finds that many aspiring teachers don't have the content knowledge necessary for the job.