TALIS Event: FutureEd and Paris-based OECD recently released OECD’s latest Teaching and Learning International Survey at a Washington event that included a spirited panel discussion on the future of the U.S. teaching profession. View the video here.
Teacher Mindsets: InsideSEL interviewed Craig Wacker and Lynn Olson, the authors of our recent report on how teacher mindsets influence student success. In the wake of the report, Wacker wrote pieces on how teacher mindsets play out in advanced placement classes and in STEM fields on college campuses.
Sound and Fury: On our blog, Chiefs for Change CEO Mike Magee made the case for a greater focus on high school students in the Congressional reauthorization of the federal Higher Education Act. Karen Baroody, managing director of Education Resource Strategies, profiled a Washington State school district that has cracked the code on recruiting a more diverse teaching workforce. Georgetown University’s Harry Holzer and AIR’s Zeyu Xu proposed ways for community college leaders to improve student success rates and what federal and state policymakers can do to help. And FutureEd Editorial Director Phyllis Jordan explored a little-noticed federal proposal to redefine poverty—and what it means for schools and students.
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