Improving public education depends on attracting, nurturing, and retaining talented teachers in schools with the greatest academic need. With concerted attention being given to upgrading teacher evaluation systems, the culture and work environments of struggling schools require equal focus if student learning is to improve. Building and Sustaining Talent: Creating Conditions in High-Poverty Schools That Support Effective Teaching and Learning describes the urgency of making high-poverty, low-performing schools satisfying, attractive places to work, and how some schools and districts are doing it.

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Published: June 26, 2012

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