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TNTP Re-imagine Teaching

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Study Questions Value of Teacher Development

August 04, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal

Report from nonprofit group suggests rethinking ways to boost skills of teachers.

Study: Billions of dollars in annual teacher training is largely a waste

August 04, 2015 | The Washington Post

When it comes to teaching, real improvement is a lot harder to achieve—and we know much less about how to make it happen—than most of us would like to admit.

Extra Teacher Training Gets a Failing Grade in Study

August 19, 2015 | The Modesto Bee

A new study of teacher training efforts says millions of dollars being spent by districts on professional development are having little impact. But between the lines is a different conclusion.

Study Casts Doubt on Impact of Teacher Professional Development

August 18, 2015 | Education Week

A new study from TNTP adds a troubling finding to research on professional development.

About that Mirage, Part II

August 18, 2015 | Field Notes

Doug Lemov continues his commentary of The Mirage with a video exemplifying a development-focused culture.

About that Mirage, Part I

August 17, 2015 | Field Notes

Doug Lemov, author of Teach Like a Champion, shares why school culture is critical to teacher development.

Why Teachers Need to Learn at Least as Much as Students this School Year

August 17, 2015 | MinnPost

Citing The Mirage, a teacher shares her growth mindset toward professional development.

Teaching Teachers: Big Costs, Little Payoff

August 13, 2015 | Governing

We're wasting billions on professional development, as documented in a new study, The Mirage. What can be done about a culture of low expectations?

Look Past the Mirage

August 05, 2015 | U.S. News

What works to support great teaching? That's the question TNTP's latest blockbuster report, released yesterday, addresses.

Teaching The Teachers Proves Challenging in CMS and Nation

August 05, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has invested millions of dollars and countless hours on measuring teachers’ performance and trying to make them more effective. Two studies released this week highlight how elusive those goals can be.

Keystone Policy Center Honors National Leaders in Energy, Education, Environment, Public Policy

June 10, 2015 | Keystone Policy Center

TNTP receives the Keystone Award for Leadership in Education.

Brooklyn Middle School Teacher is a Ray of ‘Sun’ Shine for her Pupils

May 31, 2015 | The Daily News

Stephanie Sun, a 2015 winner of the Fishman Prize, has been nominated as a Hometown Hero.

TNTP Names Winners of $25K Teaching Prize

May 29, 2015 | Education Week

TNTP has announced the four winners of its annual Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice.

Two Boston-area Teachers Win $25,000 Award

May 28, 2015 | The Boston Herald

Erin Dukeshire and Zeke Phillips are awarded the Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice.

New Orleans Teacher Wins $25,000 Prize

May 28, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

Erica Mariola is one of four winners of the national Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice.

10 Companies That Want to Hire You Now (and Feed You Good Food!)

April 29, 2015 | The Muse

Check out these places where the company culture is either partially—or completely—defined by employees’ love for food.

Editorial: Pasco Schools Need Work

April 16, 2015 | The Tampa Bay Times

An editorial urges the Pasco County School District to implement recommendations outlined in a TNTP diagnostic report.

A Necessary Fix for Teacher Hiring Law in Massachusetts

April 08, 2015 | The Boston Globe

A move to give Boston Public Schools principals more autonomy in hiring has transformed the district's teacher talent pool.

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