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Teacher Recruitment

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.

The Best Teachers Money Might Not Buy

TNTP | Posted 04.07.2014 | Education
TNTP

If you incentivize it, they will come...right? That's the gist of a recent federal research project called the Talent Transfer Initiative, which offered high-performing teachers in 10 districts cash awards to remain working in, or transfer to, struggling schools in town.

The Call to Teach: Multicultural Education

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 03.11.2014 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

America's "melting pot" status is one that most citizens are proud to claim. The fact that people here often refer to themselves as one ethnicity or a...

Teachers Matter: What I Learned at UNESCO's World Teachers' Day in Paris

Dan Brown | Posted 12.12.2012 | Education
Dan Brown

As the international consensus suggests, we must put all the resources we can into investing in the village it takes to raise quality teachers.

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals - Singapore

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.21.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

How does Singapore view the importance of a world-class teaching profession? How has its government responded? What progress has been made to date? What are Singapore's next steps to advance the teaching profession in the 21st century?

WATCH: Arne Duncan Discusses The Need For More Minority Teachers

Posted 07.19.2011 | Education

America needs a more diverse teaching force, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says. In an interview with CNN's Steve Perry, Duncan addressed the la...

Arne Duncan, Spike Lee Urge More Black Men To Become Teachers

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

ATLANTA — Filmmaker Spike Lee joined Education Secretary Arne Duncan in issuing a call Monday for more black men to become teachers, making thei...

Our Sputnik Moment, Revisited: Hire the Best and Brightest!

Fred Belmont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Fred Belmont

If America does not start today in filling its teacher ranks with the best and brightest students, in 10 years we may find our students are behind those in Kyrgyzstan.

How to Find, Support, and Keep Good Teachers: A Recipe for Success

Alison Suffet Diaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alison Suffet Diaz

Our school is not simply lucky to have great teachers; finding them, supporting them, and keeping them is all by design, and serves as a blueprint for similar success.

Arne Duncan Talks About 'Teach' Campaign To Recruit Educators (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In an effort to recruit more teachers, the Department of Education recently launched the TEACH campaign. Duncan joined My Fox DC this morning to disc...

U.S. Not Recruiting Top Applicants For Teaching, Study Finds

Education Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Countries with the best-performing school systems largely recruit teachers from the top third of high school and college graduates, while the United S...

White House Launches Teacher Recruitment Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

To inspire Americans to seek out employment opportunities in education, the White House launched the TEACH Campaign last week. According to the Teach...

Overhyping Teach For America, Undercutting Millions of Students

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Brown

I'm concerned that Teach for America is being propped up by many as a cure-all for America's education woes, when it is nothing of the kind.

When Smart People Get It Sooo Wrong: Malcolm Gladwell's Solutions for American Education

Martin Carnoy | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Martin Carnoy

The assertion that we don't know what makes good teachers before trying them out for a few years while measuring their students' test gains is simply not true.

McCain's Education Plan is Scary as Hell

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Brown

Reforming America's inadequate public school system--a crucial priority for our country's future-- should not be undertaken with a failed ideology. Th...

Obama Gets It on Education

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Brown

Throughout the campaign, Obama has laid out workable plans to address our education crisis, but perhaps nowhere is his aim more dead-on than his campaign for recruiting and retaining good teachers.