Don't Starve Public Schools

The Hechinger Report is featuring an op-ed by Teaching Matters' Lynette Guastaferro on the peril of diverting money now used for public schools serving the neediest children into vouchers.

The Rohatyn Prize!

Want to get $25,000 in support for an innovative school initiative, or know a school that should? Learn more about the 2017 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize for Schools Where Teaching Matters!

Food for Thought: Teaching Matters' Breakfast

Teaching Matters was thrilled to host panelists (seated right to left) Dr. Samantha Boardman (Founder, Positive Prescription), Erika Christakis (The Importance of Being Little), and Lenore Skenazy (Free Range Kids) as they shared their thoughts about raising competent and creative kids.

The Micro-credentialing Movement

Teaching Matters is at the forefront of a promising new movement to re-shape professional development. Read our blog - and report - about what we've learned in two years of bringing micro-credentialing to teacher leaders. The key? Helping to identify, support and reward new competencies.

Competency-based Learning and Micro-Credentials

Teaching Matters' groundbreaking report, Competency-based Learning and Micro-Credentials: Powerful Lessons from Two Years in the Field, shows micro-credentials and competency-based professional learning are changing the PD paradigm and providing strong value for both educators and school systems.

Panelists urge a modernized teaching profession

CNN's Kelly Wallace moderated a spirited panel featuring New York Board of Regents Chancellor Betty A. Rosa, U.S. Department of Education official Ruthanne Buck, Teaching Matters ED Lynette Guastaferro, and teacher leader Torrey Maldonado.

Top rating, 6 years straight!

Teaching Matters is thrilled that Charity Navigator has for the 6th time named us a 4-star charity. We're proud to receive this rare repeat honor; only 3% of nonprofits have 6 consecutive years of the highest rating. Thank you!

The ABCs of Teaching Reading

Teaching reading is complex. Teaching Matters' Early Reading Matters program is tackling the challenge, with great results. CNN reports about how it's being done.

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