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December 2013

Raise the status of teachers in America's schools

President John Hennessy and Dean Claude Steele offer insights on how to encourage more high-achieving students to seek education careers.

John Hennessy and Claude Steele (Photo: Christopher Wesselman)
Fellowship offers early-career teachers support and incentive to stay in schools
Early-career high school teachers

The Hollyhock Fellowship provides free professional development sessions for two summers, including travel expenses and room and board on campus.

Cool learning tools showcased by GSE students
Guitar novice Jim Huang, 12, picks a string as he follows the instructions on the interactive web application called Strummify designed by graduate student Danny Cochran, right. (Photo by L.A. Cicero/Stanford News Service)

Master's students in the Learning, Design and Technology program did trial runs of their final projects, including personal guitar tutor, Strummify.

Deborah Stipek appointed to endowed professorship
Nobel laureate Carl Wieman named professor of physics and education
Q&A: Stanford EdCareers director on navigating the career landscape
Schools not inspiring students to participate in civic life
A new report says civics education is sorely lacking in today's classrooms. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

A new report co-authored by William Damon argues for an overhaul in civics education, saying schools need to teach power politics.

Incentive plan for Washington DC teachers drives performance gains
Researchers evaluated Washington DC's IMPACT program. (Photo: SmileyManWithAHat)

Study counters earlier research showing performance pay doesn't work, and suggests that under certain conditions incentives influence behavior.

Wide variation in science education in BRIC colleges
Do student test scores provide solid basis to evaluate teachers?
Q&A: Claude Goldenberg on learning English in today's multiethnic classrooms
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