Commentary: Seize this moment: 5 ways to improve teacher quality

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Chicago Tribune

Jul 10, 12:00 AM

Commentary: Seize this moment: 5 ways to improve teacher quality

There are thousands of similar stories out there. Unfortunately, the public conversation about teachers has been dominated over the past year by talk of shortages, strikes and how the Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME decision will affect teachers unions. These are important topics that need to be discussed. But we should use these events — and the energy they’ve generated — to jump-start a conversation about elevating and modernizing the teaching profession and ensuring that our most vulnerable students have excellent educators.

Tags: general teacher issues

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