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.
Still a predominantly rural trend, four-day school weeks are now inching closer to cities and suburbs. Is the change still worth it?
The transformation of the teaching profession over the past 30 years, says expert, needs to be better understood by school leaders and policymakers.
Teachers and students deserve a fair, transparent, and professional salary schedule that delivers stability to their classrooms.