Their required student-teacher placements were cut short by the coronavirus pandemic. So how do they get licensed to teach?
In her latest book, Diane Ravitch explains how efforts to disrupt and privatize public education are doomed to failure.
Stemming the exodus of teachers starts with better pay. Officials take unprecedented step of approving increases in middle of the school year.
Many retired educators are finding themselves unretired, as school officials reach out to them to fill gaps in their classrooms.
St. Paul educators offer contract proposal that calls for every public school to be staffed by a comprehensive, licensed mental-health team.
Teachers of color are asked to fill many roles – coach, mentor, role model, disciplinarian. Could their
colleagues learn to share some of the load?
What do “positive outlier” districts have in common? They support well-qualified, experienced educators and focus on equity.
What’s the common factor among black, Hispanic, and white students who achieve higher than expected? An experienced teacher.
It’s not just about low salaries. Pressure-filled working environments are driving too many educators out of the profession.
A perfect storm in the teacher labor market has formed, and students in high-poverty schools are bearing the brunt of its impact.