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HOW REDEFINING PROFESSIONAL LEARNING LEADS TO STRONGER TEACHERS AND IMPROVED STUDENT OUTCOMES

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Education in America is at a crucial point. According to a report released in August 2018 by Learning Policy Institute, school districts all across our nation, regardless of location, economic bracket and racial demographic, are facing the crisis of an ever-growing teacher shortage. Hundreds of......

  After adopting higher standards in English Language Arts and math, Illinois adopted the Illinois Learning Standards in science. Like their counterparts in math and ELA, these standards also hold students to a higher bar. As a science teacher, I was both excited and nervous......

As a student, I can remember how excited I was to show my report card to my grandmother after I received it. After I looked over it, I would feel such a sense of accomplishment. I would rush home to see my grandmother’s eyes light......

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