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October 11, 2018
New York City teachers will be screened for ‘suitability’ under new union contract
If teaching in New York City is going to burn you out, the school system wants to know before you set foot in…
February 6, 2018
School districts struggle when hiring new teachers. A new study suggests L.A. has found a better way
Every spring and summer, America’s school districts face a critical challenge: hiring new teachers. New research suggests that Los Angeles has found a better way.
August 8, 2016
Teacher hiring tracker: Still 100 positions to fill on the first day of school in Memphis
About 100 Shelby County Schools classrooms still lack permanent teachers, Superintendent Dorsey Hopson said Monday, the first day of school.
January 21, 2016
Teacher scholarship bill passes committee but could leave current students out
As it's written, the scholarships would not be available to students who graduated high school before June 2016.
January 20, 2016
Stacked education bill could see even more additions next week
Committee Chairman Sen. Dennis Kruse said bills concerning religious instruction and teacher hiring could make it in.
January 5, 2016
Bills aimed at teacher hiring take a back seat to ISTEP, for now
Several lawmakers are working on bills to offer incentives for college graduates to become teachers and other support.
December 21, 2015
The basics of Indiana’s teacher shortage debate: What comes next?
This isn't the first year Indiana schools have had troubled finding qualified teachers to fill open jobs, but it seems to be the first year everyone's paying attention.
December 7, 2015
A shortage everyone can agree on: Indianapolis schools don't have enough black teachers
Almost 94 percent of the state’s public school teachers were white in 2014 even while a quarter of their students were not.
November 17, 2015
Republican proposal would offer aspiring teachers free college tuition
A new bill would give Indiana college students a chance to get tuition fully paid for by the state if they agree to spend five years teaching after they graduate.
October 26, 2015
Lawmakers propose fixes for testing and teaching
Lawmakers think they came up with solutions for a few of the biggest education issues from the past year: testing, teacher hiring and keeping teachers in the classroom.
October 19, 2015
Teacher to legislators: I'd love to stay in the classroom if I could afford it
It’ll be another week before legislators come together to make recommendations on how schools can increase teacher recruitment and retention efforts.
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