Teacher training

Both sides agreed to some gun limits, universal mental health screening in schools, and free college for students in in-demand fields.
In the next two years, all NYC elementary schools will be required to overhaul literacy instruction.
The system, meant to flag students unlikely to graduate, may be incorrectly influencing how educators perceive students.
Research suggests that implicit biases may contribute to racial disparities in education, but it’s less clear whether training employees makes a difference.
“If more guns in more places made us safer, we’d be the safest state on the planet, and we’re not,” a Nashville dad and gun-control advocate said.
District and teachers union leaders want to increase the number of certified educators, especially in high-needs schools.
The assessment exhausts and excludes student teachers, Kate Sjostrom writes.
They ask themselves, ‘Would I be able to step in front of a gun for my students?’
University officials expect to produce 20-30 teachers a year when the program ramps up.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker proposed a $70 million pilot program in the 2024 budget to address the state’s teacher shortage.
Students and faculty shared similar stories about the professor’s problematic behavior during a campus visit by state reviewers last fall.
Teacher apprenticeships, financial assistance for future educators, and allowing out-of-state teachers to more easily gain a license. Lawmakers hope these ideas chip away at ongoing teacher shortages.
Colorado lawmakers want to make more student teachers and educators eligible for financial aid, to attract more students to the profession.
The organization is set to eliminate roughly 400 positions, even as applications were up.
There is greater potential for economic mobility in choosing a profession other than teaching.
The experience made clear what Eric Gaestel needed from my next school — namely, a mentor.
Education issues the Colorado legislature may address in 2023 include youth mental health, school safety, and teacher shortages.
Nonprofit giant becomes an influential force in early childhood workforce training
Mayor Eric Adams plans to open 800 new special education seats for New York City’s for 3- and 4-year-old children by this spring. Hundreds of kids have been waiting to get into programs that meet their needs.
A decade after Sandy Hook, active shooter threats are forcing schools to make impossible choices.
Shortening teacher preparation programs will save MSU students $16,700 in tuition and get them into teaching jobs faster.
Just 17% of New York City schools were meeting the education department’s Computer Science for All equity goals of reaching girls, Latinos, and Black students, according to a recent report from NYU’s Research Alliance.
Nearly 1,000 participants at a Philadelphia gathering discussed the importance of a diverse teacher workforce and the challenges facing Black male educators.
There are still many open questions about how both would approach policy for schools.
Superintendent Tony Watlington said the program will get $1.7 million from the district’s budget on top of $2.5 million in pandemic aid already committed.
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