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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UTRU and its partner programs are setting the standard for urban teacher preparation nationwide.
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Essential Teacher Prep Reforms in California
States are increasingly considering the importance of strengthening teacher preparation by extending clinical partnerships that are driven by district data. A new report from EdSource, titled Preparing World Class Teachers: Essential Reforms of...

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Teachers’ Views on the Common Core

Scholastic and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have released new data based on a survey of over 1,600 teachers in the 43 states who have adopted the Common Core State Standards. Compared to data collected in 2013, teachers now feel more prepared to teach to the Common Core and believe...

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Special TQP Announcement

Urban Teacher Residency United congratulates our five Network partners who were selected for the US Department of Education’s Teacher Quality Partnership Grants. These awards recognize the commitment the programs have shown to transforming the way new teachers are selected, prepared, and...

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