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Stringer calls for paid teacher residencies — the latest piece of a burgeoning education platform as he eyes a run for mayor
Building an education platform for a possible run for mayor, Comptroller Scott Stringer called for a paid teacher residency program to help cut staff turnover.
June 21, 2019
Hands-on learning drives teachers and students at the only Montessori school in Tennessee’s turnaround district
At a time when many educators are focused on facts, metrics and standards, Montessori schools are focused on hands-on practice.
June 13, 2019
In rare move, University of Memphis middle school could share building with East High
The university has been scrambling to find another building for its middle school since March, in part because of a lease requirement with the Catholic Church.
May 29, 2019
Why this Indianapolis educator says she makes more than what she’s paid
Indianapolis educator Chelsea Easter-Rose challenged teachers to explain to students that money doesn’t make you happy, and money doesn’t solve problems.
May 23, 2019
To help more New York City teachers get comfortable teaching computer science, Cornell Tech offers a ‘safety net’
By embedding coaches in schools, Cornell Tech hopes to help teachers get more comfortable teaching computer science.
May 21, 2019
Top education officials protest New York Post stories alleging racial hostility against white administrators
New York City education leaders protested news articles alleging the department's hiring practices and anti-bias training created a culture demeaning to white staffers.
May 15, 2019
I was a white teacher who couldn’t talk about race. A journey through successful U.S. high schools changed my thinking.
“I know what schools and classrooms shouldn’t look like. I want to know more about what they can be at their best.”
Voices from the field
May 15, 2019
What should new teachers of color know when taking the job? Veterans offer some advice.
What advice would teachers of color give to new recruits before they take the job? Chalkbeat asked three teachers to weigh in.
Updated May 9, 2019
‘Nothing makes me feel safe.’ How Colorado educators and parents are processing yet another school shooting
Our survey of Colorado parents and educators found frustration, fear, and resignation over the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch.
May 2, 2019
Join us for a story slam during Teacher Appreciation Week
A selection of teachers will tell their true stories live at this free event May 10, co-hosted by Teachers Lounge Indy and Chalkbeat Indiana at the Tube Factory Artspace.
May 1, 2019
With loan forgiveness and stipends, Colorado lawmakers hope to lure teachers to rural districts
Rural superintendents could soon have a more compelling pitch for job candidates who are on the fence.
April 30, 2019
This Indianapolis teacher works a second job until 2 a.m. But he doesn’t want to leave the classroom
"If I was a full-time server at that same restaurant, I’d make $18,000 more a year than I do as a teacher," said Indianapolis Public Schools teacher Jack Hesser.
on the list
April 23, 2019
Here are Indiana’s subject areas with the greatest teacher shortages
The state submitted the list of subjects for an annual federal report on teacher shortage areas.
Testing the test
April 18, 2019
New state school board wrestles with future of testing for teacher hopefuls
The basic skills test has proven to be a stumbling block for aspiring teachers of color.
Updated April 17, 2019
In rush to fill teacher vacancies, Illinois has lots of proposals and no immediate solutions
Illinois is preparing to end another school year with more than 1,000 teacher vacancies, a crisis that has ignited legislators and the state’s…
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