In this special series, Education Week reporters explore how teachers work to overcome the challenges of teaching the country's most vulnerable students.
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March 13, 2018
February 12, 2018
A new data analytics company helps schools find solutions to turnover and attrition by administering surveys to teachers and coming up with tailored plans.
November 10, 2017
A California organization is tasked with giving out $9.4 million in grants to local programs across the state to solve shortages.
May 22, 2017
Efforts to curb teacher turnover in high-poverty and high-needs schools could tap into the growing pool of military veterans entering the classroom.
September 22, 2016
Some districts have used housing incentives, like subsidized housing or loan assistance, as a teacher recruitment tactic.
August 12, 2016
A new report by the Economic Policy Institute finds that the pay gap for teachers has grown significantly in recent decades.
August 10, 2016
A new report by the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future sets policy recommendations to improve teaching and learning, 20 years after the original report pushed teaching to the forefront of the education reform movement.
July 26, 2016
According to Gallup, only 20 percent of teachers who are parents are fully engaged and would advocate for their children's school.
June 30, 2016
TeacherMatch, a company that claims its software program can predict how effective teacher candidates will be in the classroom, was acquired by a larger company as more school districts use data to hire effective teachers.
April 28, 2016
Here's one way to curb a teacher shortage: be Hawaii. Mainland, take notes.