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October 15, 2021

What Is a Teacher Residency?

Teacher residency programs have proven effective in countering teacher attrition. Programs report 80-90 percent retention rates after three years and 70-80 percent after five years, significantly higher than the figure for all new teachers at high-need schools.
February 5, 2018

Teacher Education: From Revolution to Evolution

How are teachers taught? What kind of formal education do educators receive? Are new teachers being adequately prepared...
January 16, 2018

Teacher Residency Programs: A Clinical Way to Prepare Educators

The best attorneys enter the profession through full-time clerkships; doctors enter the profession through full-time internships and residencies; and increasing...
January 2, 2018

New Teachers, Urban Schools, and Dropouts: A National Problem

Urban school districts across the nation face a continuing shortage of qualified new teachers willing and able to work in...
December 19, 2017

Keeping the Teachers: The Problem of High Turnover in Urban Schools

One of the biggest problems in America’s education crisis is how many teachers drop out before getting much experience under...
December 12, 2017

The Teacher Prep Tide Is Turning: Innovations in How We Teach Teachers

Teacher preparation is evolving quickly to become increasingly flexible, adaptive, and inclusive. It is striving to accommodate the diverse needs...
December 21, 2015

NYU Steinhardt Plans Major Push into Residency-Based Teacher Education

NYU Steinhardt, the nation’s oldest university-based school of pedagogy, plans a residency-based technology-enhanced teacher education program. Pending state approval, the...