Teacher Retention

Two Years Later: How COVID-19 has Shaped the Teacher Workforce

The Covid-19 pandemic sparked extreme challenges as teachers navigated school closures, managed complicated…

How D.C. Public Schools Improved Teacher Quality, Diversity

This commentary was published in The 74. Many states and school districts are working…

Right From the Start: D.C.’s Groundbreaking Teacher Hiring Strategy

The District of Columbia Public Schools is well-known for its comprehensive teacher-evaluation and performance-…

From Teacher Pay to Free College, What Governors Want

Governors’ annual State of the State addresses are windows into what’s likely to be at…

Teacher Evaluation and Retention: What the Research Shows

Research has identified teacher effectiveness as the most important driver of student achievement. That makes…

Retaining Teachers: The View from Washington, D.C.

FutureEd Director Thomas Toch testified before the District of Columbia City Council on Dec. 4…