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Teacher Preparation Apprenticeships Are the New Frontier of Teacher Preparation. Here's How They Work
States are using federal labor funding to support the hands-on approach to teacher training and remove cost barriers for would-be teachers.
Recruitment & Retention New Guide Pairs Research and Policy on Recruiting, Retaining Teachers of Color
The new handbook from the American Educational Research Association features new research, guidance, and testimonies for educators.
Teacher Preparation As Charter Schools Rise, Fewer Graduate From Undergrad Teacher Prep. Why?
The finding—among the first to look at how charters impact the teacher pipeline—has fueled debate.
Special Education States Are Desperate for Special Ed. Teachers. But They Can't Cut Corners to Get Them
The Education Department warns states not to lower standards, even as districts frantically search for skilled special educators.
Recruitment & Retention 5 Strategies States Are Using to Fill Teacher Shortages
After months of scrambling, states have settled on a handful of practices. But experts say some could weaken the quality of teaching.
Recruitment & Retention Improving the Preparation Pipeline for Black Teachers: 5 Ideas From Experts
From acknowledging history to rethinking licensure requirements, five experts suggest ways to improve America's pipeline for Black teachers.
Recruitment & Retention A New Teacher at 50: Inside the Struggle to Rebuild America's Black Teaching Workforce
A suburban Chicago school district was desperate to hire more teachers of color and root out racism. Enter DarLisa Himrod.
Teaching Profession What Teachers of Color Say Will Actually Work to Diversify the Profession
In a new survey, teachers of color pick the most effective recruitment and retention strategies.
Education Funding Districts Steer Federal Teacher-Quality Funding Into Recruitment, Retention
Efforts to recruit teachers and create "grow your own" programs are in; class-size reduction and teacher evaluation are out.
Recruitment & Retention Here's How the White House Is Tackling Teacher Shortages
Jill Biden helped roll out the administration's three-part plan, which underscores recruitment, higher pay, and hands-on training.
Teacher Preparation States Crack Open the Door to Teachers Without College Degrees
Citing vacancies, Florida now permits military veterans without a degree to teach, and Arizona will allow educators still in college.
Teaching Profession School Safety, Morale, and Filling Shortages: NEA President Dishes on What’s Next For Teachers
Becky Pringle takes EdWeek's questions about the union's safety policies, teacher shortages, and why it moved its conference out of Texas.