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Teaching reading is brain science

Teaching reading is brain science

What many still don't recognize is that teachers' reading instruction changes the wiring in children's brains.

Are some teachers more effective than others at teaching students with disabilities?

Are some teachers more effective than others at teaching students with disabilities?

Every family sends their child off to school, hoping the teacher will effectively meet their child's unique needs.

Making the most of who you have: Academic and behavioral gains from repeat teachers

Making the most of who you have: Academic and behavioral gains from repeat teachers

A new study finds sizable gains for students when they are assigned to a teacher for the second time.

Measuring “good” teaching is complicated

Measuring “good” teaching is complicated

Since "good" teaching is so multifaceted, it requires multiple measures to capture its complexity.

Teachers want families, too: Why it’s time for paid family leave

Teachers want families, too: Why it’s time for paid family leave

Offering paid family leave is an important way to improve quality of life for educators.

How many school districts offer paid parental leave?

How many school districts offer paid parental leave?

A review of school districts' parental leave policies and how these policies can help support and retain teachers

A call to action from dismal NAEP scores: Support teachers to engage with parents

A call to action from dismal NAEP scores: Support teachers to engage with parents

Parents and families must be part of the partnership to help students gain back their academic footing.

From the source: What strategies do teachers of color believe will be most successful in recruiting and retaining teachers of color?

From the source: What strategies do teachers of color believe will be most successful in recruiting and retaining teachers of color?

A new RAND Corporation survey asked teachers what would be the most effective strategies to recruit and retain more teachers...

What do we know about retaining special education teachers of color?

What do we know about retaining special education teachers of color?

New research finds that paraprofessional support, time, caseload, resources, and professional development all play major factors in retention.

How are districts observing and providing feedback to teachers?

How are districts observing and providing feedback to teachers?

Frequent observations and feedback can help teachers excel in the classroom.

Eight ways states can act now to retain an effective, diverse teacher workforce

Eight ways states can act now to retain an effective, diverse teacher workforce

A focus on teacher recruitment without appropriate attention to retention is like trying to collect water in a sieve.

Establishing positive teacher-student relationships may help boost student outcomes

Establishing positive teacher-student relationships may help boost student outcomes

New research explores the dynamic between teacher relationship skills and elementary student learning in math and literacy.

How some states use licensure test pass rate data to build a stronger, more diverse teacher workforce

How some states use licensure test pass rate data to build a stronger, more diverse teacher workforce

While nearly every state in the nation requires aspiring teachers to pass at least one licensure test, the information from...

How are school districts using strategic pay to attract and retain teachers where they need them?

How are school districts using strategic pay to attract and retain teachers where they need them?

We examine if and how 148 large U.S. school districts use strategic pay to recruit and retain teachers.

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