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Can Early Retirement Policies Help Protect Teachers and Budgets?

As Americans continue to navigate the many consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, some educators are considering an option many states...

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Grow Your Own Programs for Teachers: A Look at Programs and Policies

In August, the Tennessee Department of Education launched a competitive grant program to facilitate the development and expansion of Grow...

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Four Ways State Leaders Can Help Teachers Implement High-Quality Curriculum

States have a lot on their plates as they prepare for the 2020-21 school year, and the list is only continuing to grow. State leaders are...

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Layoff Projections and Shortages Create Teacher Workforce Challenges

The school year is kicking off across the country and administrators, teachers, students and families are navigating the many new realities...

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Teachers’ Concerns Mounting as the School Year Kicks Off

Schools and districts find themselves in an increasingly complex situation as the school year starts. The debate over whether to reopen...

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Improving Teacher Workforce Diversity

According to the U.S. Department of Education, over half of the nation’s K-12 students are children of color, while about 80% of the...

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Appreciating Teachers (Like Never Before)

It is Teacher Appreciation Week. There may have never been a time in history when teachers have been so appreciated. With schools closed...

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Data You Can Use: Changes to the Educator Workforce After COVID-19

The coronavirus has upended the U.S. economy and education system in ways few would have imagined just two months ago. State and local...

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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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