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How Hillsborough Schools Are Keeping More New Teachers In The Classroom

Hillsborough County schools are retaining more than nine of every ten new teachers they hire with the help of a mentoring program funded by a $100 million dollar grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Teacher retention has been a persistent problem nationally, with some studies finding as many as half of all new […]

The Things College Doesn’t Tell You About Teaching

Editor’s Note: This is a first-person story from WUSF reporter Yoselis Ramos, who is studying to become a teacher. She recently hopped a bus with other teachers to attend a Jacksonville town hall meeting. Along the way she spoke with her fellow travelers about what its like to lead a classroom. You can watch “American […]

Florida State University Building Online Hub For Charter Schools

A charter school affiliated with Florida State University is building an online community to support the state’s more than 500 charter schools. The site, developers say, will serve as a hub for curriculum, instruction and assessment assistance tailored for charter schools. The hub will build off the current CPALMS site, which offers the same types […]

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