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Building a Diverse Teacher Workforce

This Policy Brief provides a summary of key research on the benefits of expanding the racial/ethnic diversity of teachers in K-12 classrooms. It also features examples of state-level action intended…

 

  August 3, 2020

  Policy Report

  High School, K-12, Postsecondary

  AR, CA, CO, CT, MA, MN, NJ, NM, OR, WA, WI

  Attendance, ESSA, Finance, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders

50-State Comparison: Teacher Employment Contract Policies

Teacher employment contract policies can impact teacher compensation and benefits, performance evaluations and retention. These are key issues for state policymakers amid growing teacher activism and an emphasis on quality…

 

  July 29, 2020

  50-State Comparison

  Unassigned

  Nationwide

  Teachers & Leaders

Teacher Employment Contract Policies: State Profiles

View individual state profiles by selecting a state below, or view 50-State Comparisons on each data point.

 

  July 29, 2020

  Individual State Profile

  K-12

  AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

  Teachers & Leaders

Teacher Pipelines

This Policy Outline provides an overview of the common challenges state face — and the policy solutions they employ — in attracting and retaining teachers.

 

  July 27, 2020

  Policy Report

  K-12

  Nationwide

  Teachers & Leaders

Making Sense of Governance in Early Childhood

Research increasingly shows that the first five years of life are a critical period for child development. States have responded by ramping up the availability of services supporting early childhood…

 

  July 20, 2020

  Blog Post

  Early Education (P-3)

  AL, AR, GA, LA, MA, MD, MI, NM, WA

  Governance