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Puerto Rico Teachers Get 30% Pay Rise

Approximately $215 million in previously awarded American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds have been disbursed to schools across Puerto Rico to help meet the needs of students and educators. The funds can be used for...

Opinion: Listen to Teachers

As teachers and students prepare for the new school year, many school administrators are scrambling to fill vacancies,...

Parents Panic Over Teacher Shortage

A national Harris survey of US parents commissioned by Lexia Learning, found a large majority (76%) of parents...

Spanish Teachers for Libya

The Spanish oil company Repsol is sponsoring the design, teaching, and evaluation of an Instituto Cervantes online program aimed at Libyan teachers of Spanish...

Concern Grows Over School Staff Shortages

A new national survey finds deep public concern about the K–12 school workforce—83% of Americans express concerns about public school staff shortages, while 81% are worried about workforce burnout. Most Americans (89%) say K–12...

Reading Research Leading to Teaching Practice

For years, research into how students learn to read has progressed without really making its way into the classrooms where that learning is happening. Certainly, we’ve made progress. When my parents learned to read...

Practical PD

In the midst of the pandemic, teachers are stretched incredibly thin. In addition, districts are taxed with extra time spent on contact tracing and social–emotional needs of the students and staff. Needless to say,...

Professional Opinions

For some inexplicable reason, here in the US, we fail to recognize that many of our best-qualified professionals are educators, who deserve to be given a reasonable degree of autonomy in the way that...

Cambridge University Press invites the world to celebrate teachers

Cambridge University Press is asking people around the world to submit their stories about inspiring teachers, as the publisher opens its Cambridge Dedicated Teacher Awards for 2022. The global competition provides the chance for...

Reading & Writing Project Celebrates 100th Reunion

Last month, the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) celebrated their 100th Reunion with 5000 teachers virtually attending more than 250 free workshops. For 100 Saturdays spread over four decades, the organization, founded in...
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