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New EdWeek survey results reveal why teachers consider leaving the profession, and how the pandemic has changed their decisionmaking.
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All they need is respect, independence, a break, and a heartfelt word of thanks after a difficult year.
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Equity & Diversity Opinion Researchers Agree the Pandemic Will Worsen Testing Gaps. But How Much?
Without substantial investment in their learning, the life chances of children from low-income families are threatened.
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Budget & Finance Spending on Special Ed. in Some Districts Plunged This Year. Budget Cuts Could Be Next
Schools faced unprecedented challenges delivering instruction and support to students with disabilities this year.
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School Climate & Safety As States Fall Short on Tracking Discipline, Concerns for Equity Grow
Pandemic upheavals have left a majority of states with holes in their data about discipline in schools, potentially worsening disparities.
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Principals and Teachers Don't Always See Eye to Eye. Can Getting In Sync Reduce Turnover?
Teachers and principals are not on the same page about why teachers teach, why they quit, and how to get them to stay.
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Pay Raises and Pandemic Bonuses: Can They Keep Teachers in Classrooms?
Some states are proposing salary hikes and offering teachers one-time bonuses. Will the money have an effect on post-pandemic retention?
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What Black Men Need From Schools to Stay in the Teaching Profession
Only 2 percent of teachers are Black men. Three Black male educators share their views on what's behind the statistic.
Teachers' Mental Health Has Suffered in the Pandemic. Here's How Districts Can Help
Teachers’ stress and anxiety have soared during the pandemic, making it critical for districts to look after their mental health.
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Analyst's View Inside a Major Education Company’s Bid to Promote Equity
A new advisory board at McGraw-Hill is helping the company support equity throughout its product development process. Lanette Trowery is the senior director of learning research and strategy at McGraw-Hill. MB_Lanette_Trowery_130In this role, she leads a team that focuses
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Purchasing Alert Michigan District Buying K-8 Reading Curriculum; Maryland Searches for Supplemental Ed. Services
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