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February 17, 2017

Home Visits With a STEM Twist

Sacramento State University's college of education is testing whether training in home visits for its math and science teacher candidates can spark student interest in STEM fields.

February 14, 2017

Neb. Lawmakers Hope to Drop Bonuses for National Board-Certified Teachers

The number of states that offer such incentives has largely been on the decline.

February 07, 2017

Study: Teacher Evaluation Scores Linked to Job Satisfaction

High performance ratings cause teachers' perception of their work to improve, just as low performance ratings cause decreased job satisfaction, according to a new study.

January 05, 2017

Working Toward a Science of Teaching

A report encourages education schools to take a lesson from Olympic athletes and elite chess players by using a process called "deliberate practice" to improve teacher-candidates' effectiveness.

December 01, 2016

Reflecting on First-Round Accreditation Reviews Under 'Tougher' Standards

The first round of accreditation decisions for teacher prep programs under a new set of so-called "tougher" standards is now over. So how did it go?

November 16, 2016

Michigan Teacher Prep Initiative Gets STEM Teachers into High-Needs Schools

The program is funding fellows at six of the state's higher education institutions.

November 15, 2016

Tougher Teacher-Prep Admissions Standards Called for in Report

Education schools nationwide are battling teacher shortages and decreasing enrollments. But it's a mistake, a new report warns, for ed schools to combat the problem by lowering admissions standards.

November 04, 2016

Newark Parents File Suit Against New Jersey's Teacher Tenure Law

The six parents are being backed by the same nonprofit that supported teacher tenure challenges in Minnesota and New York.

October 28, 2016

Study: Poor Students No More Likely to Be Taught by Bad Teachers Than Rich Ones

A new study finds that both rich and poor students have nearly equal chances of being taught by the most-effective teachers and the least-effective teachers.

September 26, 2016

Florida Board Proposes Ending Bonuses Based on Teachers' SAT and ACT scores

The Florida Board of Education thinks funds need to be better tailored to attract teachers into hard-to-staff schools and content areas.

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