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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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Transforming State Teacher Licensure Systems to Support Ongoing Learning and Growth

As with the professions of medicine, law and many others, most states require educators to show proof of engaging in continuing education...

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Addressing Teacher Shortages Through National Service

This guest post comes from Alex Hartman, director of teacher pathways at City Year, and Jada Lewis, executive director of City Year Baton...

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Opportunities to Use ESSA to Support and Retain New Teachers

This guest post comes from Lisa Lachlan-Haché, principal researcher for the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders at the American...

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