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Monday, December 2, 2013

Beyond the Classroom presents "American Teacher"

As the debate over America's schools rages on, one thing everyone agrees on is the need for great teachers. While research proves that teachers are the most important school factor in a child's success, American Teacher reveals the frustrations facing today's educators: the difficulty of retaining talented new teachers and why many of the best teachers are forced to leave the profession altogether. Americas teachers are woefully underpaid that almost two-thirds must divide their time between a second job in order to make a living. But this wake-up call to our systems failings also looks at possibilities for reform. Can we revalue teaching in the United States and turn it into a prestigious, financially attractive and competitive profession? With almost half of American teachers leaving the filed in the next ten years, now is the time to find out. " "A film about education that gets it exactly right." - The Washington Post {Will appear in FYI on Dec 2, 2013
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