Countries like Finland and Singapore don’t chase narrow, short-term fixes. They ensure that high-quality teaching takes place in every classroom for every child.
Teacher diversity is central to any discussion about the quality of schools for all kids, of all races.
New programs recruit community members to help them become teachers, creating a profession that reflects the diversity of the student population.
Data shows that the vast majority of classrooms across the country are still led by qualified educators but, with the challenges facing the teaching profession, can it hold?
While heartbreaking to read, the letters reveal a lot and may be changing the conversation about public education for the better.
States must address the conditions that are driving qualified teachers out of the classroom after only a few years, say experts.
Study: The common refrain that teacher effectiveness plateaus after only a few years in the classroom is simply untrue.
Bringing under-qualified educators into classrooms is not the answer to any question.
The percentage of college freshmen who say they will major in education has plummeted over the past decade.