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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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New Teacher Center Statement:
The Impact of the FY2018 Budget Proposal on Educator Effectiveness and Student Success

A budget is a statement of priorities and at New Teacher Center, our priority is ensuring that every student, regardless of zip code, has effective educators that prepare them to be college, career and community ready. The FY2018 federal budget proposal released today by the current administration signals an unraveling of our nation’s historic commitment […]

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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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