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Leveraging Observation Tools for Instructional Improvement: Exploring Variability in Uptake of Ambitious Instructional Practices

by Julie Cohen, Lorien Chambers Schuldt, Lindsay Brown & Pamela Grossman
This mixed-methods study investigates a model of professional development built around a standardized classroom observation tool designed to measure the quality of teaching in middle school English Language Arts classrooms.
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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 Foundationís Survey of Doctorate Recipients to examine how multiple identities shape the reasons for doctoral recipients to work as postdocs.
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Book Reviews

Learning for Careers

by Nancy Hoffman & Robert B. Schwartz
reviewed by Chris Zirkle


The Gritty Truth of School Transformation: Eight Phases of Growth to Instructional Rigor

by Amy Dujon
reviewed by Coby Meyers


Upending the Ivory Tower: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Ivy League

by Stefan M. Bradley
reviewed by George McClellan & Erin Talley


(Un)Learning to Teach Through Intercultural Professional Development

by Candace Schlein
reviewed by Joy Howard & Timberly Baker


Promoting Inclusion in Education Abroad

by Heather Barclay Hamir & Nick J. Gozik (Eds.)
reviewed by Peggy Shannon-Baker


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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