- Excellence in education
Between grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on educational growth, many administrators and teachers alike have been trying not to fall too far behind.
Multiple schools in the Lebanon Special School District >
Sep 21, 9:47 AM:
- Edtech Company Encourages Its Employees to Volunteer as Substitute Teachers
Schools across the country are dealing with a severe teacher shortage.
That shortage has become so desperate at times that state governments have even started letting their employees take paid time off to plug in the holes in >
Sep 14, 5:11 AM:
- Seattle teacher strike persists, no classes Monday
Students in Seattle on Monday will miss a fourth day of school as teachers strike over pay and classroom support.
The school district Sunday afternoon announced the cancellation of Monday classes and said negotiations with the >
Sep 12, 10:32 AM:
- America’s crushing teacher shortage
The beginning of the school year is quickly approaching but thousands of teaching positions remain unfilled
Aug 8, 11:03 AM:
- ‘Never seen it this bad’: America faces catastrophic teacher shortage
The teacher shortage in America has hit crisis levels — and school officials everywhere are scrambling to ensure that, as students return to classrooms, someone will be there to educate them.
Aug 3, 8:15 AM:
- Virtual teachers prepare for year of online education
Teachers have been logging on for training sessions for the past week, going over curricula and making sure everything is ready for the start of the school year. The only thing that's different is they are not in a school >
Aug 3, 8:11 AM:
- Strategic plan unveiled to recruit and retain educators in Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Department of Education recently released The Foundation of Our Economy: Pennsylvania Educator Workforce Strategy, 2022-2025, PDE’s strategic plan to recruit and retain more educators across the commonwealth. >
Jul 26, 9:09 AM:
- National teacher shortage: One-third of educators plan to leave job, survey finds
More teachers are planning to leave the education field due to dissatisfaction in their job — adding to the persistent crisis of teacher shortages across the United States.
The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) member >
Jul 26, 8:59 AM:
- Supporting teachers, new charter school on Metro school board agenda
Metro Nashville’s school board will join others in standing up for public school teachers. Board members will vote on a resolution during a special-called meeting Monday to let teachers know they’re supported.
Jul 26, 8:54 AM:
- DeSantis administration allows Florida veterans without degrees to teach in schools
The new directive permits military veterans and their spouses who completed at least 48 months of military service to receive a five-year certificate allowing them to teach in the state's public schools, even if they have not >
Jul 22, 10:41 AM:
- Analysts: Teacher ranks have increased while enrollment has dropped
While research centers and public agencies have widely reported a statewide educator shortage of over 1,000 this year, teacher ranks have actually gone up, analysts for the Legislative Finance and Legislative Education Study >
Jul 22, 10:37 AM:
- Google’s Adaptive Learning Technologies Help Amplify Educators’ InstructionGoogle’
For students, adaptive learning tech can deepen comprehension of instructional concepts and help them achieve their personal potential by providing real-time feedback and support through hints and video prompts.
Jul 21, 7:54 AM:
- Educator job dissatisfaction spikes to 79% in AFT survey
Workload, compensation, work conditions, disruptions and support were all identified as factors impacting educators’ negative sentiments.
Jul 21, 7:46 AM:
- MSCS reports over 200 teacher vacancies three weeks before school starts
MSCS officials attributed the decrease in teacher vacancies to a new state law allowing retired educators to return to the profession without losing their retirement benefits, as well as the district’s “extensive work” on teacher >
Jul 21, 7:40 AM:
- Pa.’s teacher shortage is now a ‘crisis.’
The state Education Department on Monday laid out a road map for bolstering its number of teachers in the next three years, vowing immediate action to stem its “educator workforce crisis,” illustrated in the number of teachers it >
Jul 19, 8:29 AM:
- Educators brace for back-to-school mental health crisis: Report
- Jul 19, 8:24 AM: Public schools are adding mental health staff and “therapeutic support classrooms” to absorb an expected flood of anxious and depressed students returning next month from two years of virtual learning.
- Teaching college enrollment has plummeted. The NC Teaching Fellows program is fueling limited growth
- Jul 18, 7:59 AM: Education majors fell since the recession, classroom vacancies are now soaring
- NM needs to make all those education dollars work for kids
- > Jul 14, 9:41 AM: Change is hard, especially for large bureaucracies like New Mexico’s largest school district. But change is necessary at APS. That’s not just the Rio Grande Foundation’s view; it is the conclusion of the Legislative Finance
- A Big Gap in K-12 Leadership Prep: Teaching School Finance Skills
- > Jul 13, 7:49 AM: With billions of dollars in federal pandemic aid swirling around school districts—not to mention their own multimillion- or billion-dollar local budgets—many school-level and district leaders are not prepared to do the heavy
- Florida School Districts Continue to Face Teacher Shortages
- > Jul 13, 7:11 AM: As of this week, Duval County Public Schools reported 529 vacancies for certified teachers, up 23 percent – nearly 100 positions — compared to the start of last school year. This year’s vacancies are almost double the number Duval