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Dozens of states are moving to adopt the science of reading. A new report says many policies leave gaps in the quality of teacher training programs and curriculum choices.

Many applicants are being rejected because they’re confused about which debt forgiveness program to apply for.

Some advocates call for a larger overhaul of the system for determining who is eligible for special education.

By next June, the state’s top education leaders are expected to develop a plan to infuse “science of reading” principles into teacher preparation programs.

Gateway U’s Teacher Pathway Program helps local school staff take steps to become eligible for full-time teaching positions.

Education department officials say they have a rigorous training plan and that all teachers using new reading curriculums will receive introductory training by the first day of school.

Students are thinking about everything from pay to burnout as they prepare for careers in the classroom.

Indiana literacy coach Mika Frame says phonics is her favorite lesson to teach.

Many are still pursuing certification as they embark on new careers in the classroom.

High school superintendents are urging schools in their districts to adopt a standardized English language arts curriculum.

Ball State’s Teachers College had previously received a failing grade in a national report on the science of reading.

The state will cover the cost of training for students going into six high-demand fields.

The city is disbanding coaches, hired under Mayor de Blasio’s Universal Literacy program, and will rely more on  training from outside organizations.

District officials are eager to spend the money to hire more academic interventionists, but a task force will also seek community input 

The budget provides money to support teacher recruitment, Detroit initiatives, community advocacy, rural schools, and transportation.

Politicians might consider raising teacher pay, providing more help to new teachers, and supporting all teachers in managing student behavior.

The filmmakers and the students didn’t want to focus solely on how LGBTQ+ youth are marginalized or oppressed. They also wanted to focus on joy.

A new report shows wide disparities in how well Indiana’s teacher prep programs have adopted the science of reading.

The University of Colorado Denver’s teacher prep program is one of seven ordered to make changes to reading coursework in recent years.

The National Council on Teacher Quality report analyzed 10 college and university programs in New Jersey, although another 13 programs in the state did not participate. Some experts have previously questioned the organization’s methodology.