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July 10, 2018
With Man Up, a new Memphis teacher prep program is training, mentoring men of color
Patrick Washington has teaching in his blood. Washington’s great-great-grandfather, Richard Adkins, was born a slave in Marshall County, Mississippi. After…
June 4, 2018
Aurora’s principal training could get a boost to send 11 more schools through university program
The proposal is a $477,000 request in next year's budget.
January 25, 2018
University of Memphis, Shelby County Schools forge new partnership to address teacher shortage
The college announces plans to launch its Urban Education Teacher Prep program by fall of 2019 under new dean Kandi Hill-Clarke.
inside the playbook
December 6, 2017
A ‘portfolio’ of schools? How a nationwide effort to disrupt urban school districts is gaining traction
From Atlanta to Cincinnati to Oakland, a loosely connected network of nonprofit groups is working to reshape the way their school districts function.
Looking for options
April 24, 2017
State board raised questions over plan for Pueblo schools and management partners
The Colorado Board of Education asked state officials to bring them a different plan by mid-June so they can consider it against the district's plan for three schools.
year in review
December 21, 2016
Teaching in Colorado in 2016: Debate intensifies over how to find, keep and pay good teachers
The discussions about teaching that made headlines in 2016 were around recruitment, diversity and improving teacher quality.
teacher prep 2.0
September 21, 2016
One year on the ground in Memphis, Relay builds niche by getting aspiring teachers in the classroom early
Relay Graduate School of Education is among alternative teacher prep programs gaining momentum and legitimacy, but also drawing criticism from the establishment.
teacher prep 2.0
September 13, 2016
New teacher training favored by charters comes to Denver as critics sound off
The approach has drawn criticism from the teacher-preparation establishment, including in a brief published last week.
July 7, 2016
As Teach for America prepares its Nashville recruits, conversations turn to police shootings
The new head of TFA Greater Nashville is trying to create more teachers who understand the area — and want to stay in the classroom.
April 27, 2016
Relay Graduate School launches alternative teacher training programs in Nashville
The school's second Tennessee campus will add another path to teaching careers in the state's second-largest school district.
Updated July 8, 2015
Memphis’ newest teacher training school launches next week
After its failed partnership with the University of Memphis, Relay Graduate School of Education opens on its own and introduces a new style of teacher preparation.
January 29, 2015
THEC approves new teacher prep program in Memphis
Relay Graduate School of Education, which touts an innovative approach to teacher preparation and a nontraditional teacher certification path, is coming to Memphis after gaining…
January 15, 2015
Relay Graduate School clears hurdle for new teacher prep program to feed Shelby County Schools
Relay Graduate School of Education's application to launch its one-year teacher residency program at the University of Memphis received committee approval on Thursday. The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is expected to take up the matter on Jan. 29.
July 24, 2014
To build a principal pipeline, city tries an 'all-of-the-above' approach
Hoping to develop a steady supply of new principals, the city has designed training programs of its own and partnered more closely than ever with outside groups. Meanwhile, it's anyone's guess how the new chancellor's views will influence principal preparation.
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