Tag: teacher preparation

As public schools grow more diverse, school board elections are largely determined by white voters. See more national education news here

| February 4, 2020
As public schools grow more diverse, school board elections are largely determined by white voters. See more national education news here

It’s well known that America’s teachers don’t look much like the country’s students. It turns out that the voters who elect America’s school boards don’t, either.

A new study appears to be the first of its kind to quantify the demographic mismatch, and it’s sizable. Across four states, including California, researchers estimate that school board voters are much whiter and more affluent than the public school student body.

In districts serving mostly students of color, like San Diego and San Francisco, the disparities are particularly striking, nearly 50 percentage points.

Continue Reading

Comprehensive Professional Development Opportunities for Educators and School Leaders

| December 22, 2014
Comprehensive Professional Development Opportunities for Educators and School Leaders

As educators and districts continue to transition to the AZCCRS, the Northeast Arizona Regional Center (NEARC) continues to offer comprehensive professional development designed to move from an understanding of the Arizona College & Career Readiness standards into instructional practices. NEARC and the CCESA are dedicated to ensuring that school-age children in the Northeastern Region graduate […]

Continue Reading