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Teachers' Unions Expected Big Membership Losses. Here's Why Those Haven't Panned Out

The labor groups have lost members since last year’s Janus Supreme Court case, but not as many as anticipated. Is that because the unions have reenergized teachers, or because teachers don’t understand their rights? (June 27, 2019)

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Beyond Red Tape: Making Teacher Recertification Meaningful
This special report takes a look at recertification, posing questions about how it could be strengthened to support teachers better.

Getting and Keeping Good Teachers
For many school districts, teacher shortages are a recurring challenge. What are those districts doing differently to attract—and keep—the teachers they need?

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Quiz Yourself: Professional Development
How does ESSA define professional development, what conditions encourage effective teacher training, and how are districts supporting professional development for early-childhood educators?

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From Teacher to Principal: A Look at the Typical Pathway
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.

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Arts experiences—like singing in a choir or drawing graffiti—can open students to new ways of thinking, and offer teachers powerful opportunities to develop students’ social and emotional skills.
June 26, 2019 – Education Week
TFA's effect on public education has been complex. But you wouldn't know it from the sharply polarized debate, writes Jeffrey R. Henig.
July 17, 2019 – Education Week
Reading an excerpt of a book is like looking at a corner of a painting, writes teacher Ariel Sacks. Students miss out on the experience of the piece as it was intended.
June 26, 2019 – Teacher
But U.S. teachers report working more hours, and place more of an emphasis on the importance of raising salaries, than their peers in other countries.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
After clashing with the teacher community in often confrontational terms, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin faces a fierce battle to win re-election against Democratic rival Andy Beshear, the state's attorney general.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
More than a year after teachers across the country began walking out of their classrooms en masse to demand higher salaries, at least 15 states have given their teachers a raise.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
My school tried its best at restorative justice, but we needed something more than good intentions: resources and training, writes former teacher Allison Fried.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
Rob Dickson, the executive director of information management services for the Omaha Public Schools, outlines his biggest challenges and lessons learned from this school year.
June 12, 2019 – Education Week
Want to make your mark as a school district CTO or CIO? Technical expertise is just the beginning, and strong communication skills are a must.
June 12, 2019 – Education Week
From budgeting on a shoestring to breaking down information silos to guarding against breaches, five school district tech leaders discuss their biggest worries.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week

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