Elevating the teaching profession, offering financial incentives, and expanding the pool of teacher candidates are among the strategies states are using to bolster their teacher workforces, according to the Council of Chief State School Officers.
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A California organization is tasked with giving out $9.4 million in grants to local programs across the state to solve shortages.
November 07, 2017
A new paper explores what goes through teachers' minds when students ask a question they don't know the answer to.
November 03, 2017
A new study finds that teachers who are good at raising test scores are worse at making students happy in class.
October 30, 2017
A survey by the American Federation of Teachers and the Badass Teachers Association found that teachers are reporting high stress levels and experiencing bad mental health days.
October 26, 2017
The study found that schools with the highest levels of instructional and teacher leadership rank at least 10 percentile points higher in both math and English/language arts on state tests.
October 19, 2017
An analysis of international survey data found that increasing teacher pay is not enough to convince high-achieving students to enter the profession.
October 17, 2017
Although a Mississippi school district removed the famous novel from the curriculum because its language made people uncomfortable, teachers say 'Mockingbird' still has value.
October 09, 2017
As Puerto Rico rebuilds after being slammed by Hurricane Maria, here are some ways educators from the mainland can help.
October 06, 2017
Sydney Chaffee, the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, went to the capital of Ethiopia for a week to deliver workshops to teachers and students. She ended up learning important lessons, too.