Read more about efforts to grow the number and diversity of people entering the teaching profession
Recruitment & Retention This State Is Giving New Teachers Up to $20K to Stay on the Job. But There’s a Catch
Oklahoma's scholarship program is designed to keep fully trained teachers on the job longer.
Teacher Preparation Need Teachers? This State Is Looking to Its High Schoolers
West Virginia supports them to take coursework early, fast-tracking them to an education degree—and, hopefully, teaching careers.
Teaching Profession What the Research Says States Are Calling for More Computer Science Classes. Now They Need the Teachers
New data finds that not enough teachers are being certified in computer science to meet the rising need.
Teacher Preparation Q&A Solving the Mismatch Between Teaching Programs’ Supply and What Districts Need
A new tool could help teaching programs better align candidates' specialties with local districts' vacancies.
English-Language Learners Building Pathways for Bilingual Teachers: Ideas From 3 States
State and local leaders say flexibility, partnerships, and thinking outside the box are key to developing a bilingual teacher workforce.
English-Language Learners Recruiting More Bilingual Teachers: The Challenges and Solutions
A new report highlights why more bilingual teachers are needed and how to build such a pipeline.
Recruitment & Retention What Can States Do to Patch the 'Leaky Pipeline' for Teachers of Color?
State teacher-recruitment programs need to be more explicit about aiming for diversity, a report finds.
Teacher Preparation Once a Big Player, Teach For America Tries to Regain Its Footing
A slimmed-down TFA is investing in tutoring programs and supports to keep members in the classroom.
Teacher Preparation Some States Plan to Give Teachers-in-Training Their Own Classrooms, Prompting Concerns
Critics say some states' plans contravene the spirit of apprenticeships by allowing trainees to assume classrooms before earning their degrees.
Teacher Preparation See Which States Have Teacher Apprenticeship Programs, and How the Model Plans to Expand
The federal government is promoting funding for the hands-on training, alongside quality-control guidance.
States Opinion Advice for State School Chiefs: Focus on All Kids at All Times
Through the pandemic and culture clashes, a state superintendent tried to keep her eye on her main mission—student success.
English-Language Learners In Their Own Words Una Auxiliar Bilingüe Explica el Valor de la Representación de los Estudiantes de Inglés
Elizabeth Alonzo proporciona ahora el apoyo que no recibió en la escuela: alguien que habla y valora su primera lengua.
Recruitment & Retention How to Recruit and Retain Bilingual Teachers and Men of Color
Mentoring and building personal relationships can be powerful tools for recruiting and retaining educators of color and bilingual teachers.