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The long-run impacts of same-race teachers

In a study published by the Institute of Labor Economics in March 2017, low-income Black students who have a Black teacher for at least one year in elementary school are less likely to drop out of high school later and more likely to consider college.

Online Teaching Degrees and Programs

The following page simplifies the process in two specific ways. First, it provides a listing of online programs in education and teaching from some of today’s best colleges and universities. Second, it breaks down online learning in the field at all levels, from introductory courses at the associate level to advanced research and instruction at the doctorate

Career Guide in Teaching

Understanding the possible career paths ensures that future teachers choose the right specialization while pursuing their degrees. The following are examples of concentrations in teaching and the specific careers they can lead to.

Resources & Tools for Teaching Students

Discover strategies for the classroom, practical tools and technical innovations, and ways to build a professional network of peers and mentors.

The Asset Value of Whiteness

A report by Demos and the Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP) that explores the persistence and growth of economic inequality along racial and ethinic lines. 

Five key trends in U.S. student performance

Progress by blacks and Hispanics, the takeoff of Asians, the stall of non-English speakers, the persistence of socioeconomic gaps, and the damaging effect of highly segregated schools.

Report from the Governor's Council on Educator Advancement

The Council proposes an equitable and sustainable model to extend support across both rural and urban school districts, leveraging resources through a new partnership between public education agencies, institutions and non-profit partners with flexibility for local contexts and priorities. 

FormSwift

FormSwift allows you to customize lesson plan templates or download a blank lesson plan template for free. In addition, their Lesson Plans Hub has been optimized for the Common Core State Standards, so each English, math and science lesson plan template that you design and download will match the most up-to-date lesson plan protocols.

For the public good: Quality preparation for every teacher

Bank Street College of Education tackles quality sustained clinical practice as one component of ensuring aspiring teachers are prepared for the classroom and profiles the Salem-Keizer School District's efforts in co-teaching as one example.

2016 Chronic Absenteeism Report

The Chief Education Office has commissioned this report on chronic absenteeism in Oregon schools to better understand this problem in general, to specifically hear from students and families most likely to be chronically absent, and to present recommendations for the State and local communities. The report, created in collaboration with Portland State University and the Coalition of Communities of Color, gathered data through 44 focus groups in seven communities across the State. 

Teacher.org

Teacher.org is a website for teachers by teachers. Since great educators are always needed, they aim to continuously inform and encourage aspiring and current teachers.

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