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August 22, 2019
One in three Tennessee teachers wants to leave the profession, survey says
Results from the latest Tennessee Educator Survey are both encouraging and troubling as fewer candidates pursue the teaching profession.
August 21, 2019
Special education teachers are hard to find. They’re also some of the hardest to keep, new study shows.
Special education teachers are more likely than teachers with other assignments to change schools in Colorado, according to a new study.
July 30, 2019
Teacher turnover hits high-poverty schools particularly hard. Here’s how Chicago plans to keep more educators.
More mentoring, more coaching: Chicago schools intensifies support for beginning teachers to keep them in the profession.
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February 8, 2019
The Denver district believes incentives keep good teachers at hard schools. The data is mixed.
“I would be incredibly skeptical of anyone who said that a teacher would work at a high-poverty or high-priority school for the money,” one teacher said.
July 31, 2018
Can in-house child care keep young teachers in the classroom? These districts want to find out.
To help attract and retain teachers, school districts in Colorado and the nation are increasingly offering in-house child care to district employees.
June 27, 2018
Tennessee teachers have a new voice. Meet the next leader of the state’s largest teacher group
When Beth Brown takes office July 1 as the new president of the Tennessee Education Association, she’ll become the youngest elected leader of…
February 2, 2018
The four-day week, once a tool of rural districts, is coming to a Denver metro school district
The School District 27J, which covers Brighton and some surrounding areas, will make a final decision before spring break about moving to a four-day school week.
October 16, 2017
This Wayne Township school made big gains on ISTEP, and its principal said teachers sticking around was key.
The school made some of the largest gains of any township school on last year’s ISTEP test.
April 11, 2017
High schoolers say they don’t want to be teachers. Inside one school that’s working to turn the tide
One day early in the school year, the pre-K students at P.S. 50 on Staten Island were learning how to write their names. Jeanette Tenantitla…
January 26, 2017
Memphis wants to become ‘Teacher Town,’ especially to feed its ‘priority schools.’ Here’s the latest feedback from teachers.
A new survey offers insights into what’s working, what’s not, and where the city’s new teacher hires are coming from.
January 25, 2017
More men of color are teaching in New York City classrooms as city works to boost overall retention and recruitment
About 10 percent of all teachers hired this year were men who are black, Hispanic or Asian. That’s an increase of two percentage points -- or 25 percent -- over 2015.
November 17, 2016
How a Nashville charter group is changing to keep its teachers for the long haul
RePublic Schools adopts family-friendly staffing policies that include shorter school days and a child care spending credit.
October 6, 2016
Alternatively trained teachers quit more quickly — but not in Tennessee
Tennessee teachers that come to the classroom through alternative preparation programs are bucking a nationwide trend by sticking around.
June 16, 2016
Memphis Teacher Residency launches new training program
Almost 300 teachers and graduates of the teacher residency program will have access to a new training program this year called MTRUniversity.
Leadership & Management
January 13, 2016
24 education bills to watch as Indiana begins its 2016 legislative session
More than 70 bills were assigned to the House and Senate education committees this year.
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