“Even as a bilingual educator from a family of immigrants, I made a lot of assumptions in my effort to support my ELL students.”
As we close out our 20th year, we wanted to share a few reflections from some of the TNTP staff members who bring the passion, heart and smarts to our mission.
We can’t afford to ignore education’s entrenched sexism any longer—women’s capabilities are undervalued, and the highest-paid positions are disproportionally held by men.
An external research organization took a close look at our Teaching Fellows programs and assessed our Fellows’ effectiveness against other new teachers from different kinds of training programs. This week, they released their final report on that study.
With the right information, school systems can place more great teachers in the classrooms where they can make the biggest difference. Here’s how six states are using smarter data systems to strengthen their workforce.
This year we set out to partner with districts to improve or create sustainable alternative teacher certification programs—so eventually they won’t need our help at all.
A former military brat discusses how the Common Core could have prevented her from falling behind in school, and urges states to resist pressure to back off from the standards.
Our virtual work environment means staff have the flexibility to choose where they work and how to structure their day. But what does that look like in practice?
It's true we can’t succeed as a reform community without political diversity, but speaking out against real inequity in education and society shouldn't be considered part of an ideological agenda.
It isn’t enough to get low-income and first-generation students into college and then pat ourselves on the back. They need adequate support and resources in order to reach their full potential.
It's time to consider how to better support all educators to address the unique and urgent needs of LGBTQ students in our schools.
For one Muslim-American mom, searching for schools means worrying less about coursework and more about finding a space where her son—and his religion—will be accepted, not attacked.
If you work in education, it's easy to talk about schools in absolutes and focus on qualities that can be compared. Deciding where your own kid spends half their waking hours? Not so easy.