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Curriculum Literacy Guide

As teachers and students recover from the school closures and disruptions in the previous few school years, teachers face the challenge of unfinished learning for many students. Less than half of US teachers believe their instructional materials align with learning...
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Innovative Staffing Models to Sustain Teacher Residencies

Education First recently organized a Residency Sustainability Webinar Series to spotlight successful approaches teacher preparation programs and districts have used to develop and implement high-quality, sustainable and affordable teacher residencies. We identified promising innovative staffing strategies from both the series...
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Proximate Leadership: What Is It, and Why Does it Matter?

If you work in education, there’s a term you may have been hearing more and more recently: “proximate leadership.” While this term is becoming increasingly common, its meaning and importance are not commonly understood. To better define proximate leadership and...
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