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Declining teacher retention rates within the Providence Public School District over the last three years since the state takeover and the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic are not as drastic as what various news reports suggested during that time, according to a new study released Tuesday by Brown University’s Annenberg Institute.
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Brown University's Department of Education has partnered with AmeriCorps to offer a year-long, full-time volunteer service position. The team member will build capacity for projects that mobilize higher education to make a difference in the lives of individuals impacted by poverty.
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Professor Matthew Kraft argues that formative observation and feedback cycles could be more successful at driving instructional improvement if implemented outside of the high-stakes teacher evaluation process.
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