School & District Management Wanted: Superintendents to Lead Districts Through the End of a Pandemic
Former superintendents say there are signs when it's time to move on. Their replacements are more likely to be greenhorns, experts say.
Recruitment & Retention Jobs for New Teachers: What the Market Looks Like Right Now
New teachers are searching for jobs in a recruiting season like no other. Here are some insights on what to expect.
Teaching Profession Educator Morale, School Job Applicants Declining, Survey Shows
More than 8 of every 10 educators say teacher morale is lower than it was before the pandemic, an EdWeek Research Center survey found.
School & District Management To Root Out Racism in Schools, Start With Who You Hire
The teachers that principals hire is one of the most powerful levers for turning schools into anti-racist institutions.
Recruitment & Retention Coronavirus Is Pushing Teacher Hiring Online. Here's What That Means
Districts that can screen, interview, and select candidates virtually will have less disruption to their hiring, despite how coronavirus is upending every aspect of school operations.
Recruitment & Retention Leader To Learn From Revamping Hiring and Support for Teachers
Gonzalo La Cava, the chief of human resources in The School District of Palm Beach County, Fla., has tackled high teacher vacancies by building a pipeline into the teaching profession for non-traditional candidates, better matching teachers’ skills and experiences to the needs of schools, and ensuring that new teachers get support during the critical early years on the job. He is recognized as a 2020 Leader To Learn From.
Teaching Profession Often, Teachers Are Hired Based on Word of Mouth. Here's What That Means
Recent research finds that school leaders are frequently hiring teachers based on personal referrals, which could have implications for both shortages and diversity gaps.
Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center Teacher Recruitment and Retention: It's Complicated
There may not be an overall national shortage of teachers, but shortages persist in certain specialty areas. And filling diversity gaps is a perennial struggle.
Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center Staffing Schools in No-Stoplight Towns
Ingenuity and hard work are required to find teachers willing to work in the 18 percent of U.S. districts that are considered to be both remote and rural. And then administrators have to persuade them to stick around.
Equity & Diversity Mainland Schools Receive Puerto Rican Students—and Educators—With Open Arms
As Puerto Rican families leave their devastated homeland for the mainland, school districts are preparing to take in students and offer jobs to teachers.