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'Our Students' Relationships Start With Our Own': A Special Educator’s Open Letter to Teachers - Education Week

Special education teachers sometimes feel left out, but it doesn't have to be that way, says Sasha Long. Here are eight things general education teachers should keep in mind. ...read more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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Lawmakers Relax Requirements for Teaching in Illinois Schools - Education Week

Illinois lawmakers and officials have in recent years eliminated some key requirements would-be teachers needed to get licensed, allowing applicants to bypass some coursework and exams before heading straight to the classroom, a Chicago Tribune analysis has found. ...read more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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Lion's Share of Ohio Districts Rank No Teachers as 'Ineffective' - Education Week

About 94 percent of Ohio school districts did not rate a single teacher as "ineffective," the lowest rating on the state's four-rung teacher-evaluation scale, according to the 2016-17 state report card. ...read more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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Shootings Claim Educators' Lives - Education Week

The deadliest mass shooting in modern history occurred last week when a gunman opened fire at an outdoor country-music festival in Las Vegas, killing at least 58 people and injuring hundreds of others. At least eight who died were educators or school-based personnel. ...read more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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