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Telly Award Graphic
What is the CCNetwork video has just won a Bronze Telly Award in the category of non-broadcast, government relations. This fully animated video helps to explain the Network and the work we do to support capacity building with our state clients.
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Educators working and learning together
By Leslie Anway Teaching is a stressful profession. Before the pandemic, 61% of teachers reported that their work was “always” or “often” stressful, a statistic that was twice the rate of the general population. Since the pandemic experience, burnout and attrition amongst educators has become a major problem for many schools and districts across the United States. In 2023, the Rand Corporation found that teacher well-being is worse than…
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Registered Teacher Apprenticeship Programs: Paving the Road to the Teaching Profession overlayed on a birds-eye view of a winding road
Registered Teacher Apprenticeship Programs: Paving the Road to the Teaching Profession is a compilation of brief video presentations and related resources for educational leaders seeking solutions for addressing teacher shortages and equity gaps in the teacher workforce. Throughout the package, enjoy informative video presentations from U.S. Departments of Education and Labor (ED and DOL) senior leaders, experts on Registered Teacher…
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Students huddled around a globe
Hadley Moore outlines 3 key takeaways from the scan, per her discussions with the D4Eteam.1. Defining equity is critical. One particularly salient finding in the National Comprehensive Center’s (NCC) new education policy scan is related to state-level definitions of the term “equity.” As part of the scan, the team researched whether SEAs had codified definitions of equity. It turned out that states that had equity codified had more policies…
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Early learner playing with toys
It’s been said that an investment in our children is an investment in our future with some even quantifying specific returns on those investments! With this in mind, and elevating the significance that investments in early experiences matter for young children, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) recently released a Dear Colleague Letter stating: “The skills and knowledge that children acquire in their early years are the building…