The U.S. Department of Education has released a new resource outlining how to use American Rescue Plan and other federal resources to implement short- and long-term strategies to address teacher shortages.
Eileen McCarthy is a Special Education Teacher at Riverside Magnet School in East Hartford, CT. She received her B.A. from Boston College; J.D. from New York University; and M.A. in Special Education from the University of Connecticut. Before teaching, she practiced law as a disability rights advocate. She has been teaching special education for 10 years, with a focus on students with significant reading disabilities, and culturally and linguistically diverse students. She is the mother of three children and lives in West Hartford, CT.
The U.S. Department of Education has implemented new changes to the TEACH Grant Program, the federal student aid grant program for students who study teaching and agree to spend four years working in high-need fields and underserved schools upon receiving a bachelor’s degree.
As teachers, we are often very resistant to trouble. I mean...PBIS, right? But sometimes, you have to—as the beloved John Lewis often said and reminded us before he became ancestor—get in ‘good trouble’.
The Learning Policy Institute (LPI) published a blog post in their "Learning in the Time of COVID-19" series aimed at understanding the impact of the pandemic on students’ access to both well-prepared...