In classrooms across the school, In schools across the city, In cities across the nation, Urban Teacher Residencies are preparing a new kind of teacher from inside the classroom.

When Teachers Get a Head Start, Districts Get Ahead.

Roughly 50% of all urban public school teachers leave within the first three years. The retention rate for Urban Teacher Residency (UTR) grads beyond those crucial first three years is 85%.  It’s a difference that’s transforming districts.
And a model that’s producing results.

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Building Effective Teacher Residencies

Building Effective Teacher Residencies

Read this new report from UTRU examining the characteristics of highly successful teacher residency programs in UTRU’s Network.

The following blog post was originally posted by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation on November, 24.

Urban districts across the nation have an unmet need for highly effective teachers who have the knowledge and skills to use student data formatively to improve student achievement. Today,...

Posted by Jenna

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Four Takeaways from the TQP Evaluation

The long-awaited evaluation of Teacher Quality Partnership funded teacher residency programs was released today.  “Teaching Residency Programs: A Multi-site look at a New Model to Prepare Teachers for High-Need Schools” was conducted by Mathematica Policy Research for the Institute of...

Posted by Jenna

Teacher residencies are transforming the way that new teachers are prepared to meet the needs of students in today’s high-need schools, and a new report from Urban Teacher Residency United details how two programs are achieving results.

Building Effective Teacher Residencies is the result...

Posted by Jenna

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