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New Teacher Center Statement on DeVos Confirmation by Senate

On behalf of the millions of students we serve, we at New Teacher Center would like to welcome Betsy DeVos – confirmed today to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education – into a vibrant and dynamic education community. Today’s vote by the United States Senate in support of Ms. DeVos was the culmination of the […]

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New Teacher Center Statement on DeVos Approval by Senate Committee

Today, New Teacher Center released a statement regarding the vote by the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to support the President’s nomination of Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary. At New Teacher Center our commitment to students and the support of educators has not wavered. We understand that the opportunity for a high-quality […]

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New Teacher Center Statement on Betsy DeVos Hearing

Today, New Teacher Center released a statement following the nomination hearing of Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s nominee for education secretary, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Given the critical importance of teachers and principals in helping all students to become college and career ready, New Teacher Center is disappointed that […]

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Five Questions to Ask Betsy DeVos at Her Confirmation Hearing

Today, New Teacher Center issued the following letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, offering five questions to consider asking Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, during her confirmation hearing scheduled for Tuesday, January 17.   Dear Chairman Alexander, Ranking Member Murray, and Members of the Committee: As you consider the […]

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New policy report from New Teacher Center reveals beginning educators need more support

Limited Progress Made in State Policies on New Educator Support Since 2011; Only Four States Require and Fund Multi-Year Teacher Induction WASHINGTON, DC – March 1, 2016 – New Teacher Center (NTC) released a national report today showing that most states provide insufficient mentoring and support for teachers and principals as they start their careers. […]

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New Teacher Center receives $19.9 million federal i3 grant

New Funding To Accelerate Effectiveness of New Teachers in High-Need School Districts  SANTA CRUZ, Calif. January 7, 2016. New Teacher Center (NTC), a national non-profit dedicated to improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of new teachers, experienced teachers and school leaders, today announced that is has received a highly competitive federal Investing in Innovation […]

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