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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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New Teacher Center applauds passage of “Every Student Succeeds Act”

New Teacher Center (NTC) is pleased with the U.S. Senate’s approval of the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) today. This bill recognizes what NTC has been saying for nearly two decades – great schools are built upon a local foundation of excellent teaching. While ESSA returns significant authority over education to states and localities, it […]

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NTC named a highest rated applicant in 2015 U.S. Department of Education i3 grant competition

$19.9 million i3 Scale-Up grant award would serve nearly 117,000 students in six high-need school districts across the country SANTA CRUZ, CA (November 13, 2015) – The U.S. Department of Education today announced New Teacher Center (NTC) among the 13 highest-rated Investing in Innovation (i3) applicants for the 2015 grant competition, from a total of over 400 applications. […]

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New Teacher Center awarded $7.8M federal Supporting Effective Educators Development (SEED) grant

Grant will serve more than 92,000 students in Austin Independent School District (TX) and Volusia County Public Schools (FL) SANTA CRUZ, CA (October 5, 2015) – Today, the U.S. Department of Education awarded New Teacher Center a $7.8 million federal Supporting Effective Educators Development (SEED) grant to increase the number of highly effective teachers in Austin Independent School […]

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