This brief outlines key components of effective teacher professional development and offers rich descriptions of model programs to inform education leaders and policymakers seeking to leverage professional development to improve student learning.
This fact sheet describes the features of effective teacher professional development and evidence demonstrating positive link between teacher professional development, teaching practices, and student outcomes.
This webinar shares findings from a review of studies that demonstrate a positive link between teacher professional development, teaching practices, and student outcomes.
This blog discusses how expectations for students and the way schools are organized largely explain why U.S. students vary in performance within the same schools more than their peers in other countries. School organization includes teaching conditions, and support for new teachers.
This table lists the number of uncertified teachers and teacher vacancies for every state for which there is teacher workforce data. It uses the most recent single year of data for each state—either 2015–16 or 2016–17—and includes descriptions that give a state-specific explanation of the information and a link to the data source.
This commentary piece explains to policymakers and parents the supports necessary to ensure that teachers can be effective.
This report examines national data and recent research on the barriers teachers of color face entering and staying in the profession. It includes recommendations to increase teacher workforce diversity.