Articles about "Teacher"

Mar 13, 2017

The Senate took action this week to rescind two sets of education regulations under the authority of the Congressional Review Act – rules governing teacher preparation programs under the Higher Education Act (HEA) and regulations on account...

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Mar 13, 2017

Dear colleagues,


We have received a few questions about the teacher certification requirements with respect to charter school teachers with the change to remove the Highly Qualified Teacher requirements. In response, we developed the respo...

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The U.S. Department of Education published regulations today to help ensure that new teachers are ready to succeed in the classroom and that every student is taught by a great educator. The regulations build on progress happening across the...

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The U.S. Department of Education released a report Friday, May 6th, titled “The State of Racial Diversity in the Educator Workforce,” in conjunction with the National Summit on Teacher Diversity held at the Department. The report reviews tr...

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“From the moment students enter a school, the most important factor in their success is not the color of their skin or the income of their parents, it’s the person standing at the front of the classroom... America’s future depends on its...

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The U.S. Department of Education (ED) quietly released data on State- and district-level teacher distribution in late December.  The “teacher equity profiles” were provided to States in November in order to help them draft plans to address ...

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May 04

Chris Emdin believes the best teachers can be found in the unlikeliest of places. What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common?  Emdin suggests that they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same...

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May 04

We’ve all had great teachers who opened our minds, and maybe even changed our lives. But how can we make every teacher a “star” teacher? Elizabeth Green’s book Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone) ...

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May 04

Stacey Bess is an inspirational educator and author, who speaks on the importance of service, mentorship and leadership, and overcoming adversity. Drawing on her fascinating, inspirational personal story - teaching homeless children in a sm...

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May 04

Juliette LaMontagne is the founder of Breaker, an organization created to drive social innovation and alternative learning.  It mobilizes interdisciplanry teams of young create collaborators to help solve the world's most pressing problems....

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May 04

Ramsey Musallam is a chemistry teacher at Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep School in San Francisco.  His mission is "to meaningfully integrate multimedia into a hands-on, inquiry-based learning cycle" and to empower other educators to do the sam...

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May 02

Tierney Cahill is a 6th grade teacher in Reno, Nevada who ran for Congress to show her students that "real people can participate in government."  The story of her campaign - in which her students play a major and prominent role - is the su...

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