Teacher Retention

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…