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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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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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