Boston Teacher 'Residents' Seen Outpacing Peers Later in Career
Research finds they're less effective in the short run
Math teachers trained through the Boston Teacher Residency program are, on average, initially less effective at raising student scores in that subject than other novice teachers. But within five years, their instruction in that subject improves rapidly enough to surpass the effectiveness of their colleagues, concludes a study issued in December 2011.
For English/language arts, the residency-trained teachers were no more effective at improving student achievement...
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