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It looks less like altruism and more like opportunism.
There is a force out there that’s working to destroy our profession.
“I see a lot of myself in my students and partially because of that I think it’s important for me to stay strong."
Imagine you’re settling in to enjoy an article on-line or in your favorite print newspaper and you come across this headline
From high fives to "warm and fuzzy jars" to visits to the LGBTQ club.
The White House has reportedly begun pitching to Republican lawmakers the loose contours of a so-called skinny budget, a
On June 3rd, 2016 I took a road trip to the White House with 38 seventh-graders from Newark, NJ, and it's a day that I'll never forget.
Follow Alan Singer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ReecesPieces8 I am in email correspondence with a Teaching Fellow assigned
Promoting alternative pathways for recruiting teachers and attacks on the inadequacies of Schools of Education are among the hallmarks of the so-called education reform agenda.
So, yes, for better or worse, TFA will still be relevant for many years to come. We live in an imperfect world, and while TFA may not be a perfect solution, neither are the conditions for recruiting and retaining teachers in urban and rural schools.
The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professional Ethicists - Is Education a Profession? - Part 2
Teachers and administrators in the K-12 sector have the status of professionals in many countries; but it is no secret that
Teacher diversity is an educational civil right for our students. The research is clear that a diverse teaching force is essential to ensuring high-quality education for all students, and especially for students of color.
She also has a second book, Common Core Dilemma: Who Owns Our Schools?. In January 2016, Pearson announced that it would
TFA alum and scholar Terrenda White says that TFA's diversity gains have come at the expense of teachers of color, whose numbers have declined drastically in the very cities where the organization has expanded.
It takes a lot of nerve for the head of a huge teaching organization known to have an overwhelmingly white membership to play the diversity card against another teaching organization that has 50 percent teachers of color, yet in the crazy world of education politics, it happened.
He's written a how-to guide for getting low-income students engaged in school.