Teacher Preparation

Teacher training programs are facing profound challenges. Enrollment in traditional programs is down while alternative routes to the classroom proliferate. Amidst a growing call for raising the quality of the U.S. teaching force, The Hechinger Report is examining whether teachers are being adequately prepared.

OPINION: Hometown teachers more likely to ‘stay in school’

The community ties that bind education

New York City Schools Chancellor Harold Levy talks on the phone in his office in downtown Brooklyn, N.Y., Thursday, May 11, 2000. Levy, head of the country's largest school system, is pushing music and poetry in a system plagued with rats, guns and crumbling school buildings.

Remembering former NYC Schools Chancellor Harold Levy: A champion for children and a real mensch

Levy did many things in life, but most loved being chancellor

A man watches an artificial intelligence (AI) news anchor from a state-controlled news broadcaster, on his computer in Beijing on November 9, 2018. - China's state-controlled news broadcasters have long been considered somewhat robotic in their daily recitation of pro-government propaganda, and a pair of new presenters will do little to dispel that view.

The future includes good (human) teachers

Some things just can’t be automated, and a teacher who makes you think is one of them

The baseball bat, cement hall pass and bug spray that high school teacher Margo L. has imagined using in an active shooter scenario.

To teach, protect and serve

Nine educators on what it means to work in education in the age of mass shootings and widespread gun violence

Michelle Pfeiffer in “Dangerous Minds.”

OPINION: Confessions of a white teacher in an urban school

‘I hadn’t a clue’ — What I learned the hard way my rookie year

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TEACHER VOICE: A summer in a science lab taught me the importance of hands-on learning

Creating more ‘eureka moments’ in the classroom

U.S. President Donald Trump listens to then-Director of Communications for the White House Public Liaison Office Omarosa Manigault during an event in the Oval Office of the White House October 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Good teachers use the N-word

But it's how they use it that makes all the difference

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