Highly Qualified Teachers

May 23, 2008 | Blog

A new U.S. Department of Education analysis reports on the percentage of teachers working in America’s schools who are ‘highly…

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Teacher Leaders

May 2, 2008 | Blog

Bess Keller offers up an interesting story in Education Week on teacher leadership. She profiles an initiative in Massachusetts that…

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$29 Billion Buys You A New Education System?

April 25, 2008 | Blog

On Wednesday the Forum for Education and Democracy released a proposal to “transform the federal role in education.” The conveners…

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VAM: Where It’s At

April 23, 2008 | Blog

Hot stuff happening in Madison,Wisconsin here tonight…it’s the kick-off of VAM! What’s that you say? Why it’s the national–no, international–…

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Teaching To The Test

April 19, 2008 | Blog

Thursday’s Christian Science Monitor ran a provocatively titled op-ed–“Good Teachers Teach to the Test.” In it former Los Angeles teacher…

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Watch Out: TEACH grants are the new debt trap

April 17, 2008 | Blog

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program was established by Congress under the College Cost…

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The Education of Obama

April 10, 2008 | Blog

Over the past several weeks, three particularly interesting articles have been written about Barack Obama and education policy. The Huffington…

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New Teacher Center – Call for Proposals

April 9, 2008 | Blog

The New Teacher Center is the premier national organization working to develop human capital in schools through high-quality educator induction…

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