As pandemic complicates recruitment, Teach for America’s incoming class expected to hit a 15-year low
Facing a sharp drop in applications, Teach for America is expecting its smallest crop of first-year teachers in at least 15 years, new data from
Philadelphia school district sees ‘dramatic increase’ in midyear teacher resignations
169 teachers have left the Philadelphia School District since December Dozens of teachers have left the Philadelphia school district within the past two months, and filling those spots has proven
With teacher departures surging, Philly schools unveil plan to stem tide
The School District of Philadelphia, like other districts across the nation, is facing a teacher and staff shortage as the coronavirus pandemic hits the two-year mark.
Letter: $11 per hour to sub at a Utah school? Executive orders won’t solve teacher shortage. But higher pay might.
Recently I was informed by my employer that, because of an executive order signed by Gov. Spencer Cox on Jan. 31, I could take up
Public education is facing a crisis of epic proportions
How politics and the pandemic put schools in the line of fire Test scores are down, and violence is up. Parents are screaming at school boards, and
Cardona to educators: ‘I know you’re stretched’
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona challenged schools to keep their focus on getting struggling students back on track Thursday, while acknowledging that the disruption caused by
‘Pennsylvania is forgoing resources’: Economists say school funding matters
Research shows that more spending, if properly targeted, improves achievement for traditionally underserved students Two prominent economists testified this week in the landmark Pennsylvania fair
ACT sees drop in students selecting education as planned major
Fewer students are heading into the teaching field, according to American College Testing (ACT) records. The ACT test measures a high school student’s readiness for
Not getting into it: How critical race theory laws are cutting short classroom conversations
Melanie Hester could see her fifth graders were confused. A history lesson she was teaching about Native Americans asked the students to think about how
There’s more than one way to write a college essay
“You’re smart, you’re Asian, you’re queer and nonbinary, and you were raised by a single mom. Colleges will love you.” That’s the message I heard
I’m a school psychologist trained for tense situations. Too often, schools call the police instead of letting me do my job.
As a school psychologist, I’ve spent most of my time providing counseling for students and making sure those considered academically or behaviorally at risk get
There aren’t enough men teaching elementary school. Here’s how we can change that — and why we must.
“Hello, my name is Melissa, and my son has expressed how excited he is to have a ‘man teacher’ this year, which in turn made