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Revolving Door Of Teachers Costs Schools Billions Every Year 

Owen Phillips, NPR, March 30, 2015 Every year, thousands of fresh-faced teachers are handed the keys to a new classroom, given a pat on the back and told, “Good luck!” Over the next five years, though, nearly half of those teachers will transfer to a new school or leave the profession altogether — only to […]

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Fewer Top Graduates Want to Join Teach for America

Motoko Rich, New York Times, February 5, 2015 Deja Moss, a Teach for America teacher, at Warren County Middle School in North Carolina. Travis Dove  Teach for America, the education powerhouse that has sent thousands of handpicked college graduates to teach in some of the nation’s most troubled schools, is suddenly having recruitment problems. For the […]

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The plot to overhaul No Child Left Behind

Maggie Stearms, POLITICO PRO, January 2, 2015 The Republican plan could dramatically roll back the federal role in education. Republicans are hatching an ambitious plan to rewrite No Child Left Behind this year — one that could end up dramatically rolling back the federal role in education and trigger national blowouts over standardized tests and […]

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Proposed Federal Regulations for Teacher Preparation Programs

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, http://aacte.org/, December 2014 Time remaining to submit comments: 46 Days 12 Hours 21 Minutes 09 Seconds   Over the next several months AACTE’s leadership will conduct interviews with media and engage in strategic outreach to key press to spread the reach of the organization and its members’ stance […]

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