Every time another study comes out or another op-ed is published about America’s lagging performance in education—and how it’s bound to put us at a major global disadvantage—the conversation turns to teachers. Are they any good? Are they hamstrung by standardized tests? Are they respected enough? Are they getting paid enough? Read more»
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A study of local teachers showed that nearly 30 percent don't think they'll be working in Southern Arizona classrooms five years from now, with 86 percent of those surveyed unlikely to recommend that others enter the professions, the nonprofit group Tucson Values Teachers said Thursday. Read more» 2