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Reasons for Becoming a Postdoc: Differences by Race and Foreign-Born Status

by Ying Huang, Brendan Cantwell & Barrett J. Taylor
This study analyzed the 2006 administration of the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Survey of Doctorate Recipients to examine how multiple identities shape the reasons for doctoral recipients to work as postdocs.
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Does the Organization of Instruction Differ in Charter Schools? Ability Grouping and Students' Mathematics Gains

by Mark Berends & Kristi Donaldson
This paper examines differences in students’ mathematics test score gains between charter and traditional public school classrooms, focusing on the distribution and organization of students into ability groups between sectors.
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Book Reviews

Studying the Effectiveness of Teacher Education: Early Career Teachers in Diverse Settings

by Diane Mayer, Mary Dixon, Jodie Kline, Alex Kostogriz, Julianne Moss, Leonie Rowan, Bernadette Walker-Gibbs, & Simone White
reviewed by Manu Sharma


The Role of Leadership Educators: Transforming Learning

by Kathy L. Guthrie & Daniel M. Jenkins
reviewed by Brett Geier


Engaging Learners Through Artmaking: Choice-Based Art Education in the Classroom

by Katherine M. Douglas & Diane B. Jaquith
reviewed by Margaret Anne Walker


Improving Instruction Through Supervision, Evaluation, and Professional Development (2nd Ed.)

by Michael DiPaola & Charles A. Wagner
reviewed by Blanca Araujo & Leanna Lucero


Promising Practices in Indigenous Teacher Education

by Paul Whitinui, María del Carmen Rodríguez de France, & Onowa McIvor (Eds.)
reviewed by Lynn Aylward


Education researcher Sarah Ryan discusses her article, The Role of Parent Social Capital and College-aligned Actions in Explaining Differences in Intergenerational Resource Transfer Among Hispanic and White Youth on the Path to College. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


Nguyen v. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: A University Has a Limited Duty to Prevent Students from Committing Suicide

by Richard Fossey & Perry A. Zirkel
In May 2018, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that universities within its jurisdiction have a limited duty to prevent their students from committing suicide.

TCR Yearbooks - Call for Proposals

by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record announce a call for proposals for future TCR Yearbooks.

Engaging Youth in School (Kindle Book)

by Gary Natriello
This issue of the Teachers College Record Yearbook focuses on conceptualizations of engagement, the processes of engagement, portraits of engaging learning environments, and whole-school approaches to education.

Publishing in TCR
To submit work to the Teachers College Record, please use our online submission system. To access the system, use the link "Submit My Work," found in the Member Center. The submission system will explain our publishing guidelines, and will allow you to upload your manuscript. Please consult the following Editorials for additional information.
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