Emergency teaching certificates are on the rise in Oklahoma as qualified teachers flee to neighboring states that pay more. Can charity ease the burden of low pay and convince teachers to stay put?
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August 31, 2017
August 23, 2017
Teachers who work at high-poverty schools and with mostly students of color are paid less than their peers at affluent schools with mostly white students—but the disparity is worse than people think, a new report says.
August 03, 2017
A Florida law requires that the state's top-rated teachers earn the biggest salary awards, but that's not happening, according to a recent report.
August 03, 2017
A new report points to Washington, D.C., as a place where evaluation reform has improved the teaching force.
July 27, 2017
Detroit and Nashville are among the cities working on giving teachers affordable housing options.
July 21, 2017
When it comes to paying off student loans, many teachers say they're scared about their ability to do so and confused about their options, according to a recent survey by NPR's education team.
July 19, 2017
New York City schools that still have open teaching positions this fall will be assigned educators from the city's "absent teacher reserve" pool, the education department there recently announced.
July 17, 2017
Head of the state's teachers union calls it a "gimmick."
June 20, 2017
But the deal is worth $245 more than the district has budgeted, so some say it could trigger layoffs down the road.
June 10, 2017
Republican lawmakers and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are close to a deal that would change the state's retirement system for new teachers.