EdNC, March 16, 2022, by Mebane Rash. “Students in high-poverty schools are about half as likely to have access to highly effective teachers, compared to students in low-poverty schools,” said Johanna Anderson, executive director of The Belk Foundation, at a recent convening of their board of directors and education stakeholders. This is not a new data […]
Design for Impact: Designing a Residency Program for Long-Term Financial Sustainability
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Report details how to create paid, full-time, yearlong residencies for aspiring teachers and principals, within existing budgets.
How to Radically Improve Teacher & Principal Preparation
How can new teachers and principals start their jobs prepared for educational excellence, and how can the schools that hire them know they’re ready to excel? In today’s preparation systems, no one is fully getting what they need—not aspiring teachers and principals, not schools, not students. There is a better way. In Opportunity Culture schools, […]
Boosting Idaho Rural Students’ College Prospects by Expanding Access to Great Teaching
Report examines the challenges that prevent rural schools from providing great teaching, and presents four strategies for increasing access to highly effective instruction in rural Idaho.
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