Setting sights lower: States back away from elementary teacher licensure tests

Setting sights lower: States back away from elementary teacher licensure tests

Many states are moving to eliminate existing measures of content knowledge for aspiring teachers, citing concerns around possible teacher shortages.

Making Secretary Cardona’s vision for the teaching profession a reality

Making Secretary Cardona’s vision for the teaching profession a reality

Beyond the important areas outlined in the Secretary's remarks, we see two big challenges to the goal of access and...

Coming home to teach: Do local grads make better teachers?

Coming home to teach: Do local grads make better teachers?

Do teachers who return to the district they graduated from have a competitive edge over other beginning teachers?

Building a school climate that makes teachers want to stay

Building a school climate that makes teachers want to stay

A look at the role that the quality and character of school life plays in teacher success and retention.

A new path to the classroom: What could Registered Apprenticeship mean for teaching?

A new path to the classroom: What could Registered Apprenticeship mean for teaching?

As the challenge of recruiting a new generation of teachers gains increasing urgency, what's old is being made new again.

Four states working to close the teacher diversity gap

Four states working to close the teacher diversity gap

Looking back on 2021, what legislative action did states take to close the teacher diversity gap?

What we know (and don’t know) about pandemic-era teacher shortages

What we know (and don’t know) about pandemic-era teacher shortages

National jobs data suggests the wave of predicted teacher resignations has not come to pass.