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Spotlight on STEM Equity & Opportunity - Education Week

STEM is playing an integral role in elevating student achievement and career opportunities. In this Spotlight, discover how schools are working towards equity in STEM education, the link between course access and future STEM outcomes, and district efforts to curb the shortage of STEM teachers. ...read more Education Week: Teaching…
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'An Expensive Experiment': Gates Teacher-Effectiveness Program Shows No Gains for Students - Education Week

An evaluation of a multi-year effort by the Gates Foundation to improve teaching, which cost $575 million, found no evidence the program improved student outcomes or gave low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers. ...read more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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20% of Educators Say They've Been Sexually Harassed or Assaulted at Work - Education Week

In the #MeToo era, even educators are not immune: Forty percent of K-12 teachers and administrators report in a new Education Week Research Center survey that they've experienced or witnessed sexual harassment or assault while at work. ...read more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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