by Kim Schildkamp & Cindy Poortman
This study focuses on the factors influencing a professional development intervention for data-based decision making: the data team procedure. In this article, authors discuss how data characteristics (e.g., access to data), school organizational characteristics (e.g., shared goal), and individual/team characteristics (e.g., pedagogical content knowledge) influence the use of data in data teams, and how these factors are interrelated.
by Nicole S. Simon & Susan Moore Johnson
This article reframes the debate about what fuels high rates of teacher turnover in high-poverty schools. After reviewing findings from past studies of turnover, it focuses on recent scholarship suggesting that teachers who leave such schools are not fleeing their students, but rather the poor working conditions that make it difficult for them to teach and for their students to learn.
Education researcher Srikala Naraian discusses her article, Spatializing Student Learning to Reimagine the “Place” of Inclusion. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.
by Tawannah G. Allen
Nonwhite students in our public schools face three distinct geographic disadvantages: a lack of political and financial support for public education, hyper-segregation, and extreme poverty.
by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record announce a call for proposals for future TCR Yearbooks.