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Author Interview: ‘Teacher Agency For Equity’ (Raquel Ríos’ New Book)

By Larry Ferlazzo on September 13, 2017 11:48 PM Raquel Ríos agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, Teacher Agency For Equity: A Framework For Conscientious Engagement. Raquel Ríos is an Instructional Designer at New Teacher Center, a national resource on mentoring and coaching for teacher effectiveness located in Santa Cruz, CA. Her research focuses on […]

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Expect more Arizona excellence tour: Teacher mentor program increases retention in Tucson Unified

From AZEDNEWS By: Stefanie Bow/Tucson Unified School District AUGUST 15, 2017| What started as a pilot program a decade ago with five team members has grown to a team of 18 professional teacher mentors who are dedicated to helping new teachers adjust to their roles and responsibilities. It all started because the team at Tucson Unified School District knew […]

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Elimination of Teacher Training and Development Funds in U.S. House Budget Harms Teachers and Students

The FY2018 budget bill proposed by the U.S. House of Representatives zeroes out all Title II-A funding, which works to improve educator quality through development, support, and training opportunities. Such programs benefit teachers and students across the country; NTC’s teacher induction model, for example, has been proven to increase student learning by up to 5 […]

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Students gain up to five months of additional learning when new teachers receive high-quality mentoring

For Immediate Release: June 22, 2017 Media Contact: Lauren Empson, Director of Communications, lempson@newteachercenter.org Students gain up to five months of additional learning when new teachers receive high-quality mentoring New Teacher Center’s Induction Model Proven to Increase Student Achievement, According to New U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) Results   SANTA CRUZ, CA […]

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Dr. Jill Biden to Keynote Third Annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit

For Immediate Release: June 19, 2017 Media Contact: Lauren Empson, Director of Communications, lempson@newteachercenter.org Educators across the state gather for a day of learning led by teachers, for teachers  Santa Cruz, CA — The third annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit will feature Dr. Jill Biden as the keynote speaker, organizers announced today. The free day […]

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NTC Advocates for Title II, Part A Funding of ESSA

The threat to federal funding for public schools, developing and supporting effective teachers and principals, and amassing evidence for what works in education has never been greater. Our collective voice is needed to convince policymakers in Washington, DC that our educators and our students must remain top priorities in the Fiscal Year 2018 federal budget. […]

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