Washington state continues to face a critical teacher shortage. To address the problem, state policymakers and district administrators are looking at “grow-your-own” teacher strategies, which seek to identify and support current paraeducators and limited certificated teachers who are interested in
Bringing people together Is an investment that pays off—but how do you cover costs to build educator networks?
For districts and schools hit hard by teacher shortages, there's only so much you can do alone in hiring and keeping high-quality teachers. Mike Siebersma writes on how networks can be the answer.
With ESSA placing states and districts in the driver’s seat when it comes to school improvement, what lessons can be learned from the School Improvement Grant (SIG) program?
According to Karen Martin, a teacher and instructional coach in Alaska, the Northwest Rural Innovation and Student Engagement (NW RISE) Network builds connections.
With raising Oregon high school graduation rate a top priority, we asked Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Salam Noor a few questions on the direction that the state is taking to make progress in this area.
Laura John writes about how Montana's graduation rates for American Indian students are rising and the state's various programs and initiatives that are helping close the achievement gap in Indian Country.
Networks are a promising strategy for rural teachers to overcome the challenges of isolation. Danette Parsley provides three takeaways from our role in establishing a rural network in the Northwest.
Caitlin Scott writes about the difficulties rural schools might face when replacing principals and a concept she finds promising for engaging rural students.
This brief serves as a resource for K–12 districts, state education agencies, higher education institutions and district Title VI Indian education offices.
In a three-minute video, educators from small rural schools in the Pacific Northwest talk about the value of participating in a network.
Many rural school districts face challenges such as high rates of poverty, geographic isolation, and low student engagement.
The 46th annual National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Convention and Trade Show is taking place in Portland on October 14–16....
Education Northwest launched a new scholarship program for Native educators at the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) convention...