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Video: Tennessee Union Focuses on Teacher Quality

Teacher quality plays a critical role in influencing student outcomes. At priority schools, where achievement gaps may exist and where students may need to overcome significant skills gaps, it is imperative that all classrooms are lead by highly qualifed teachers. In this video, produced by the Tennessee Education Association, an NEA affiliate, teachers discuss the importance of teacher quality and what it will take to bring more highly qualified teachers into the profession.

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PSC Superhero Keith G. Pemberton

Keith G. Pemberton is a social worker at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point, N.C., where he has built a strong and steady pipeline for parental involvement, specifically among fathers and male mentors. Check out his Classroom Superhero profile and leave some words of encouragement.

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