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Teacher Attrition

Fixing the Leaky Bucket: Teacher Recruitment or Retention?

Ellen Moir | Posted 10.01.2014 | Education
Ellen Moir

Recruitment is important, but the leaky bucket is not a challenge we can just recruit ourselves out of. We can attempt to continuously replace these teachers, or we can do what it takes to stem the flow.

Up To 50 Percent Of Teachers Quit Within Five Years, Says Report

| Alexandria Neason | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

Amid intense debate about new education standards, and teacher tenure and pay, the Alliance for Excellent Education has turned the focus to new teache...

Tackling Challenges of Education and Health Together

Linda P. Fried | Posted 09.20.2014 | Education
Linda P. Fried

In the United States, we all too often tackle challenges in distinct fields separately, but America is experiencing challenges in education and health that could be tackled together in ways that are mutually beneficial and cost-effective.

Five Steps to De-Stressing for Urban Teachers

Lori Ungemah | Posted 09.11.2012 | Education
Lori Ungemah

Here's what I have found helpful to de-stress after a rough day, week, month of working in my "failing" urban high school:

Educating for Democracy: Following Finland's Example... Backwards

Joel Shatzky | Posted 08.24.2011 | Education
Joel Shatzky

Many successful policies in Finnish education are being "mirrored" in the US. We're doing what they're doing but in the opposite direction.

Letter to the Lawrence, Kan. School Board

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.28.2011 | Education
Leonie Haimson

Reducing class size, particularly in the early grades, is one of the very few educational strategies proven to increase learning and narrow the achievement gap.