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New Model Core Teaching Standards Available for Public Comment Until October 15 Article

September 07, 2010

On July 17, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) released new model core teaching standards for public comment. Unlike the original teacher standards, which focused on the assessment and support of beginning teachers, the new core teaching standards are standards of professional practice for all teachers.

The Linked Learning Approach: Building the Capacity of Teachers to Prepare Students for College and Careers Report/Fact Sheet

August 13, 2010

This report highlights efforts in California to redesign the traditional training options available to high school teachers in an effort to align teacher education with high school reform efforts.

ACHIEVING A WEALTH OF RICHES: New Alliance Brief Examines How Teachers Can Use Data to Transform Teaching and Learning Article

September 14, 2009

Too many teachers are "data rich but information poor," meaning that while student data is becoming more abundant, not enough teachers have access to training, support, and the structures needed to use data effectively.

Waiting to Be Won Over: Teachers Speak on the Profession, Unions, and Reform Report/Fact Sheet

May 21, 2008

This report from Education Sector surveyed 1,010 public school teachers of grades K–12 about challenges in their profession; their feelings on specific reforms aimed at improving teacher quality, such as differential pay proposals; and their general thoughts on teachers’ unions and the role unions can play in the improvement of teacher quality.

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