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Change the Odds with ESSA

By Liam Goldrick, Director of Policy —  Opportunity, hard work and equity are part of our nation’s ethos. Even amid the real struggles we face every day, many of us cling tightly to these ideals. And while researchers have just detected a narrowing of the achievement gap for the first time in decades, bringing us closer to our ideals, those same researchers predict the gap won’t completely close for another 60 to 110 years. We know […]

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Early Results Are In: NTC Model Leads to Student Learning

By Ali Picucci, PhD, NTC Vice President of Impact and Improvement —  Early results from a third-party evaluation of our i3-funded work are in, and show NTC’s induction program yields more intense and instructionally-focused supports to new teachers that lead to student learning. One of the most strategic ways to improve teacher practice is through intensive one-on-one mentoring support. At New Teacher Center, our focus on providing highly-skilled mentors to support new teachers in the classroom […]

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