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Guiding Principles for Teacher and Leader Policy: Act on What Is Known

Principle 2: Act on what is known about how students and adults learn. We know much about how the human brain works and how people learn....

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Guiding Principles for Teacher and Leader Policy: Prioritize, Rather Than Prescribe

This year has seen a wave of activity around teacher compensation and education spending. State leaders have an opportunity to...

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On Teacher Shortages: No Shortage of Data or Teachers Available to Help

Teacher shortages are not a new challenge. One often overlooked root cause behind the ongoing recurrence of teacher shortage challenges is...

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How Teachers Are Informing State Policy

If you want to know how best to meet the needs of students, start by asking a teacher. Teachers know what supports and strategies students...

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Teacher Appreciation: Paying Teachers Their Worth

Teacher Appreciation Week provides an opportunity to recognize what so many of us are keenly aware of every day: teachers’ dedication,...

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Strengthening Teacher Pipelines: School Climate and Working Conditions

Research consistently confirms what may seem otherwise obvious: School climate or the quality and character of school life matters for...

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Strengthening Teacher Pipelines: Leading From the Classroom

 A recent national survey found that 9 in every 10 teachers wish they had more opportunities to further their careers and professional...

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What We Know About Differential and Performance Pay for Teachers

Among governors’ State of the State addresses this year, a majority spoke about teacher compensation, including differential pay that...

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Can the Gig Economy Help Alleviate Teacher Shortages?

If you are facing a teacher shortage in your state, you are not alone. Many states are experiencing a worsening teacher shortage, according...

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Improving Professional Learning for Educators Through Micro-Credentials

Today, educators from all 50 states are taking steps toward earning one or more micro-credentials — having already earned more than 8,000...

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