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D.C. Council mulls solutions to high rates of teacher turnover in District
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Dec 5, 8:15 AM: Teacher burnout, frustration with the evaluation system and a workplace culture that doesn’t include teachers in decision-making were some of the issues raised Wednesday as D.C. Council members examined high turnover rates for >
Sharp Nationwide Enrollment Drop in Teacher Prep Programs Cause for Alarm
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Dec 4, 10:01 AM: Teacher preparation programs have experienced sharp enrollment declines over the last eight years in nearly every state across the country, a new analysis shows.
How District 214’s Educator Prep program is training teachers early to address shortage
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Dec 3, 7:57 AM: Four weeks into a hands-on internship working with students with behavioral issues, Brandon Zuniga knew he wanted to become a teacher.
Montana’s teacher shortage starting to affect bigger districts
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Dec 2, 9:03 AM: Montana's teacher shortage is still a rural problem. Small schools in the state's most isolated areas struggle to recruit and retain teachers.
School districts across the state are short teachers. These lawmakers are seeking to change that.
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Nov 27, 8:06 AM: Wisconsin lawmakers are seeking to increase the supply of classroom teachers by changing state pension rules.
Editorial: More minority teachers are on the way to Madison’s schools
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Nov 25, 8:34 AM: One way to help more black students succeed in Madison schools — and across Wisconsin — is to hire more black teachers.
Burdensome Student Loan Debt Is Contributing To The Country’s Teacher Shortage Crisis
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Nov 19, 9:02 AM: The country’s crushing student loan debt has been dominating education news — from the campaign trail to the recent resignation of a Trump administration senior student-loan official who called the student-loan system >
Education advocacy group takes issue with Minnesota licensing board report
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Nov 15, 9:14 AM: A recent report released by the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) has drawn sharp criticism from an education advocacy group seeking to increase the number of teachers of color in the >
‘Revolutionary’ principal goes all-in on quest for more black teachers
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Nov 12, 7:52 AM: El-Mekki has become a leading voice in the country advocating for the importance of diversifying the nation’s teaching force, which has become more white as the nation’s K-12 enrollment edges toward becoming majority students of >
Rising teacher absenteeism in Syracuse city schools takes toll on kids, taxpayers
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Nov 12, 7:04 AM: An average of 115 teachers in the Syracuse City School District missed class every Friday last year. Absenteeism by teachers and other staff is increasing despite district efforts to crack down on the use of sick and personal leave >
Kentucky superintendents: Lawmakers need to tackle teacher shortage, restore funding
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Oct 30, 6:15 AM: Kentucky school superintendents want to see more efforts to attract and keep teachers, plus more education funding, from lawmakers in 2020.
Teachers Who Promote Creativity See Educational Results
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Oct 28, 7:41 AM: Creativity in the classroom goes hand in hand with exceptional student learning, according to a new Gallup study examining U.S. education. Specifically, K-12 teachers who frequently make assignments that require students to think >
At least 28,000 teachers left Ky. classrooms since 2010, teacher shortage study says.
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Oct 28, 7:07 AM: Approximately 28,000 teachers, or 7.3 percent of all teachers in Kentucky, left the profession between the academic years 2010 and 2018, according to a new study on the state’s teacher shortage.
New study outlines why New Orleans teachers leave, and provides a plan to get them to stay
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Oct 28, 6:36 AM: Hundreds of teachers leave New Orleans public schools each year, forcing officials to scramble for replacements and creating what one educator calls a "talent crisis.
Gov. Lee wants to keep ‘best and brightest’ teachers in Tennessee classrooms
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Oct 23, 5:58 AM: Governor Bill Lee this week pledged new support to help keep what he called “the best and brightest” teachers in Tennessee schools.
Letters to the Editor: Teachers don’t need mandates on handling ‘willful defiance’
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Oct 16, 8:22 AM: There is nothing new in the article on new rules limiting school suspensions that good, caring teachers haven’t been doing forever. Spending time with troubled kids, being a role model for a problem child for other kids to see, and >
Jeanne Allen: The Problem Isn’t A Teacher Shortage: It’s A Lack Of Innovation In How Teachers May Wo
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Oct 10, 8:33 AM: Teacher shortages are reaching epidemic proportions. Fewer people with state-required credentials are available to teach, and surveys suggest that almost half are considering leaving the profession.
Black men make up only 2% of teachers in the US. A group named ‘Call Me MISTER’ wants to change that
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Oct 7, 8:25 AM: Research shows that for minority children, having at least one teacher that looks likes them is a key to their success, said Roy Jones, a professor at Clemson University's College of Education.
Raimondo wants Teach For America ‘to get more involved’ in Providence
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Sep 19, 5:52 AM: Teach for America, a fast-track program that recruits recent college graduates, may be part of the solution to Providence’s vexing teacher shortages.
Providence teachers push back against harsh report on schools
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Sep 16, 7:35 AM: Providence teachers describe a climate of negativity, an air of uncertainty and a culture of blame hovering over their district since the release of a report by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy this summer on the >

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