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Teachers, Staff Increase in N.C. Area Schools

There will be a few more teachers in area schools as students head back to class Monday in Onslow and Carteret counties.

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Telling Teachers They Are Irreplaceable

Delivering Innovative Technology to Educators

Increasing teacher success with online, collaborative PD

Large, geographically diverse districts and virtual schools make teacher development more accessible with online training via Blackboard Collaborate
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Duncan on Reform and Back to School

A more well-rounded curriculum with less focus on a single test. Higher academic standards and more difficult classwork. Continued cuts to extracurricular and other activities because of the tough economy.

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Would Master Teachers Take on More Students Spread Over Several Classes for Higher Pay?

The education policy group Public Impact is suggesting a series of new approaches that leaders say are aimed at putting the best teachers in front of more students to increase their reach, and paying those talented folks more without dramatically increasing school budgets.

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District: Teacher’s Nazi Comments free Speech

At a Hollidaysburg rally earlier this month, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith said Spring Cove government teacher Philip Waite spoke "eloquently." A day later, he called Waite's words "divisive and beyond the bounds of acceptable discourse."

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Michigan District Added Two Pay Steps to Teacher Pay

The Redford Union Schools superintendent is defending contract moves made last year by the district after a recent report by a public policy think tank questioned the decision.

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Newark Schools Chief, Teachers' Union Clash Over Seniority

Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson’s formula for boosting student achievement in struggling schools is built on a simple concept — allowing principals to select their teaching staff regardless of seniority.

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Chicago Schools Set to Rehire Laid Off Teachers

More than 900 displaced, Chicago Public Schools tenured teachers, many who were black, will now have a chance at getting their old jobs back this fall.

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