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Recent News

Read the latest articles about TNTP, below. For press releases, check out our press room. For past articles, visit our archive.



03.02.15

The Boston Globe: Boston Public Schools Needs a Superintendent Who is a Change Agent
As evidenced in TNTP’s latest report, Greenhouse Schools in Boston, the city is making great strides towards closing the achievement gap. An innovative and committed superintendent could provide the final push.

02.13.15

Stanford Social Innovation Review: Five Ways to Build Diverse, Inclusive Leadership Teams
A new report demonstrates the need for education nonprofits to build teams that reflect the communities they serve, and TNTP is praised for our leadership development and retention of high performers.

02.11.15

The Hechinger Report: Q and A with Daniel Weisberg
Incoming TNTP CEO Dan Weisberg takes on tough questions about major issues facing the teaching profession, and what TNTP’s role and potential solutions may look like going forward.

02.04.15

Education Week: Two TNTP Leaders to Step Down, Spurring Organizational Transition
Two top leaders of TNTP have announced plans to step down, paving the way for the first major leadership transition since Michelle Rhee left in 2007.

01.21.15

Education Week: Districts Redefine Role of Principal Supervisors
TNTP is helping Duval County Public Schools, in Florida, train district leaders who can support and develop great principals.

01.05.15

Forbes: 30 Under 30 in Education
TNTP's Angela Maldonado, a lead coach for principals, is honored in Forbes' "30 under 30 in Education" roundup.

11.10.14

Education Week: Blended Learning Requires New Human-Resources Strategies, Group Contends
Blended learning doesn't replace great teaching. It demands great teaching, and opens up new roles for teachers.

09.09.14

New York Daily News: Mend, don’t end, teacher tenure
Fixing tenure doesn’t mean ending it. We can achieve a more balanced tenure system without stripping teachers of due process.

08.19.14

Philadelphia Inquirer: Help Coach Good Teachers
TNTP is using a practice-heavy approach to increase the effectiveness of young teachers.

06.14.14

The Florida Times-Union: Study: Duval County Public Schools losing effective teachers
TNTP's diagnostic study of Duval County Public Schools found that the district is losing effective teachers and needs to improve its readiness to teach students under Florida’s new core curriculum standards that take effect next year.

05.19.14

The Tampa Tribune: Lennard High teacher wins national $25,000 award
Kelly Zunkiewicz is a winner of the Fishman Prize for her outstanding performance in her math classroom.

04.01.14

New York Daily News: How to Keep Great Teachers
Baseless union warnings of a New York City retention problem distract from the real crisis—holding on to excellent early-career teachers. Mayor de Blasio should push for a large raise for these teachers to keep them in classrooms.

03.27.14

Doug Lemov's Field Notes: Reflections on our ‘Fast Start’ Work with TNTP
Erica Woolway, Chief Academic Officer at Uncommon Schools, reflects on collaborating with TNTP for Fast Start, our redesign of teacher prep to better prepare new teachers.

03.25.14

New York Times: Teaching as a Second Act, or Maybe Even a Third
Career changers look to teaching as a potential second act, including through TNTP’s selective, hands-on Teaching Fellows programs.

02.13.14

New York Post: Sending bad teachers back to class
New York City has a $144 million problem on its hands: the Absent Teacher Reserve. Everyone agrees we should stop paying teachers not to teach, but Mayor de Blasio must not return to the bad old days of forced placements for teachers with poor track records.

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