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Tracking the Nation's Teacher-Shortage Hot Spots

Teacher shortages have continued in a number of regions, prompting legislative and administrative action. (August 22, 2016)

Spotlight on Personalized Professional Development

In this Spotlight, learn how schools are boosting teacher collaboration through video-based PD, personalized platforms, and professional learning communities.

Spotlight on Growth Mindset

In this Spotlight, read how schools are embracing social-emotional learning, nurturing growth mindsets, and creating classroom opportunities for meaningful struggle.

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Teacher Beat Blog

04/26 05:31 pm | There Are No Quick Fixes for Teacher Shortage, Report Warns | A new report homes in on strategies the authors say will increase the flow of teachers into areas where they're in shortest supply.

Teaching Ahead Blog

10/20 10:57 am | Moving Beyond a Sink-or-Swim Mentality for New Teachers | Schools need to do more to support new teachers, including focusing on their potential rather than their shortcomings, Rachel Thompson writes.

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Commentary Collection: Perspectives on TFA in its 20th Year
In its two decades, Teach For America has dispatched more than 20,000 young teachers to work in some of America's poorest schools and communities.

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Shared responsibility enables students to regulate their behavior, says Sandy Merz, arguing that high-functioning classes are achievable with device integration if managed efficiently
May 6, 2016 – Teacher
Justin Minkel offers a countdown checklist to help teachers manage and make the most of end of the school year.
May 3, 2016 – Teacher
Teacher Julie Hiltz shares some advice on self-advocacy that she's learned on her teacher-leadership journey.
April 29, 2016 – Teacher
The possibility that the budget impasse in Illinois would extend to a second year and shut down school systems has grown stronger in recent weeks.
April 28, 2016 – Education Week
While affirming the constitutionality of California's teacher job-protection laws, the state appeals court decried "deplorable" school-staffing arrangements.
April 27, 2016 – Education Week
As ESSA returns autonomy over teacher evaluation to states, Ross Wiener shares insights from state leaders on how to strengthen the process.
April 27, 2016 – Education Week
The New Yorker staff writer's new book about 10th grade English classes is enjoyable but fails to offer the whole picture, says Ilana Garon.
April 26, 2016 – Teacher
Indiana has become the latest state to seek to curb persistent teacher shortages by offering college-tuition dollars to students who go into teaching.
April 20, 2016 – Education Week
With the 2016 state legislative season nearing its halfway point, testing and related issues fuel legislative debate, as well as tensions between lawmakers and state education officials.
April 20, 2016 – Education Week
Teachers Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski offer more tips on classroom-discussion activities designed to help English-learners develop their speaking and active-listening skills.
April 15, 2016 – Teacher

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