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How Do We Get More Male Teachers of Color?

7.10.14 by Travis Bristol (BTR Staff)

This piece was posted originally on the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign’s Blog: Opp2Learn, where Travis was invited to be a guest author.  Please click here to see more on the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign. This guest post was written by… [more]
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Teaching Academies

7.01.14 by Jesse Solomon (BTR Staff)

School’s out, summer’s here (July 4th is this Friday!) – and it seemed like a good time to take stock of this past year and re-affirm where we are going. In 2012, in partnership with the amazing folks at the Dudley Street… [more]
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The Last Two Weeks

6.16.14 by Gage Norris (BTR Graduate)

Last summer, my high school English teacher told me that this year would be hell, and that I’d love every minute of it. She was mostly right. There were plenty of minutes that I didn’t love. There were some that I hated.… [more]
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Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) was founded as a partnership of BPE and the Boston Public Schools with a mission to prepare excellent teachers for Boston’s children. Since graduating its first class in 2004, BTR and its network of graduates have helped spearhead a new movement in education reform — developing teachers in the areas of highest need, reversing trends in teacher retention, and receiving positive feedback from administrators across the city.

BTR has been recognized as a national model of teacher education by President Obama, the federal Teacher Quality Partnership grant program, and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education’s Blue Ribbon Panel report on quality clinical preparation. The program was named one of six finalists in the Innovations in American Government Award sponsored by the Ash Center at Harvard University.

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