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Teacher Training Programs Fail

 A study by the prestigious TNTP reported that teacher training doesn’t make the grade.

The study announced on August 5, 2015 reported that investments in ongoing training for teachers usually did not improve their performance and schools should rethink how they bolster teachers’ skills.

The Brooklyn-based organization, formerly known as the New Teacher Project, which trains educators and promotes stringent evaluations, analyzed several years of data from three school districts. The study found the district spent an average of $18,000 per teacher yearly on professional development, including coaching in the classroom, formal feedback, vendor contracts for training and staff time.

The analysis found performance improved substantially for only three out of 10 teachers in those districts during two – … >>>