american_imperative_press_release

american_imperative_press_release - teache

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The Teacher Quality and Quantity Problem Research has established that the quality of P–12 mathematics and  science teaching is the single most important factor in improving  student mathematics and science achievement There are simply not enough highly skilled mathematics and science  teachers entering the profession The problem of attracting highly qualified candidates into the  mathematics and science teaching workforce is overshadowed by the  difficulty of retaining experienced teachers
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Three Key Recommendation Areas:  Recruitment ,  Retention , and  Renewal RECRUITMENT , including teacher enlistment strategies,  preparation programs, and licensure. RETENTION , encompassing strategies and programs to  keep new teachers in the classroom and retain experienced  teachers. RENEWAL , a focus on teacher professional development,  license renewal, and assessment of teacher quality and  student outcomes. 
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Efforts Converging on a Solution National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future  (1996) National Commission on Science and Mathematics  Teaching for the 21st Century (2000) Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the  21st Century (2005) College Board (2006)
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Recommendations   to Strengthen our  Nation’s Mathematics and Science Teaching  Workforce Recruitment ,                    Retention ,              and   Renewal
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RECRUITMENT Implement a comprehensive package of mathematics and science teacher  education recruitment strategies, starting in P–12 and extending through 
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