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The challenge of transforming underperforming schools and improving student achievement drives RAND's commitment to education. RAND research on teachers and teaching explores a wide range of topics, including instructional practices, technology in the classroom, class size, teacher recruitment and retention, and teacher quality and effectiveness.

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    How Well Do Math Teachers Follow Common Core State Standards?

    Aug 9, 2018

    Teachers are eager to engage their students in Common Core State Standards for mathematics if they only had the knowledge and tools they need to do so. They need access to high-quality instructional materials and help in distinguishing whether these materials are aligned with the standards.

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    The American Educator Panels

    Jul 3, 2018

    The American Educator Panels, made up of the American Teacher Panel and the American School Leader Panel, report on educators' evolving knowledge, attitudes, practices, and working conditions.

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