Shira Fishman, namesake of TNTP's Fishman Prize, explains why the prize is a great opportunity for superlative teachers to share their expertise nationwide.
TNTP's new report, Keeping Irreplaceables in DC Public Schools, lauds the District for its record of retaining good teachers while shedding low performers.
To retain Irreplaceable teachers, schools must make staying in the classroom a teacher's best option.
To keep Irreplaceable teachers in the classroom, district and school leaders need to recognize high-performing teachers for their student gains and give them the respect and leadership opportunities they deserve.
Policy changes can take years to form, but school leaders and principals can easily show their appreciation for top-performing teachers in the meantime to keep them in the classroom.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Heath Morrison is pushing to keep more Irreplaceables in his school district after identifying CMS as one of four districts discussed in The Irreplaceables.
A former DC Public Schools teacher says principals assumed her effectiveness meant she no longer required feedback and support, causing her to leave the classroom.
Chicago Public Schools' goal should be to have an Irreplaceable teacher in every classroom.
We must elevate expectations for the teaching profession in order to improve the retention rate of our Irreplaceables.