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How Do We Keep The 'Irreplaceable' Teachers From Leaving?

Posted 11.08.2012 | Education

In a follow-up to its report on teacher retention titled The Irreplaceables, The New Teacher Project examined retention patterns in the District of Co...

D.C. Schools Alerting Parents With Children Being Taught By Non-Highly Qualified Teachers

Posted 11.05.2012 | Education

Letters were recently mailed to parents with children in the District of Columbia Public Schools system, informing them if their child was being taugh...

Nearly 400 Teachers Have Been Fired In D.C. Since 2009

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 11.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Tough new teacher evaluations led to a strike this month in Chicago, but in the District of Columbia, such evaluations are "busines...

New D.C. Public Schools Initiative Aims To Attract, Retain High-Performing Teachers

Posted 09.06.2012 | Education

Under a new D.C. Public Schools “career ladder” initiative, high-performing teachers in low-income schools will see a streamlined process to salar...

Even More D.C. Teachers Accepting Bonuses Amid Cheating Probe

Posted 11.13.2011 | Education

More highly rated teachers in D.C. Public Schools are accepting performance-based bonuses than in the past, American University Radio WAMU reports. ...

D.C. Schools Fires More Than 400 Teachers

Posted 09.14.2011 | Education

D.C. Public schools fired 413 teachers today as a result of poor annual evaluations. This year, 663 Washington Teachers' Union members will be rece...