Talent is key to school turnarounds

New research has demonstrated that the key to implementing successful reform in low-performing schools is hiring and retaining effective principals and teachers. These findings, reported in Educational Evaluation and Policy ...

Teacher turnover is a problem – here's how to fix it

Each school year, a good portion of parents find out that their child's teacher is leaving for a job at another school or a different kind of job all together. An average of 16 percent of public school teachers change schools ...

High-stakes testing, lack of voice driving teachers out

Contrary to popular opinion, unruly students are not driving out teachers in droves from America's urban school districts. Instead, teachers are quitting due to frustration with standardized testing, declining pay and benefits ...