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A sizable body of research shows that intensive, one-on-one coaching can improve instructional practice and student achievement more than other professional development offerings for teachers. (May 5, 2020)
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The career path to the principalship has been a fairly rigid one. Only in the past decade or so has the field seen some important changes in who makes it to a school’s top job—and how.
What Does It Look Like When Districts Connect PD to Academic Goals?
In a new report, researchers at the nonprofit organization Education Resource Strategies studied the differences between typical districts and school systems that have made "connected professional learning" a core part of their academic strategy.
How are school districts making professional development more relevant and meaningful for teachers? This special report takes an in-depth look at a few of those efforts.
Making Teacher Recertification Meaningful
This special report takes a hard look at recertification, posing questions about how it could be strengthened to support teachers better.
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- Lucid Software, Inc., California
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