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Research Suggests Reliance on Teacher ‘Cultural Fit’ May Contribute to Hiring Bias

Posted on December 4, 2018
 
Repairing the Leak How “Cultural Fit” Rusts the Teacher Pipeline

According to survey of district leaders in 47 states, “cultural fit” is rarely defined, but ranks high among teacher hiring criteria

MALVERN, PA. — December 4, 2018 — The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today released Repairing the Leak: How “Cultural Fit” Rusts the Teacher Pipeline, which examines district leaders’ perceptions about the size and quality of the educator pipeline, and strategies that districts are using to recruit and hire teachers. The analysis, which is rooted in a survey of 594 human resources personnel across 47 states, suggests that hiring managers often prioritize “cultural fit” for teachers, without using clear definitions or rubrics, a process that may contribute to hiring bias and the perceived shortage of qualified educators.

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Frontline Research & Learning Institute Releases 2017-2018 National Absence and Hiring Trends Report for K-12 Education

Posted on October 5, 2018
 
2017-18 K-12 National Hiring & Absence Trends

Report Enables Districts to Gauge Their Talent Management Strategies Against National Averages and Organizations of Like Size and Geography

Malvern, Pa. – October 3, 2018 – The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today released the 2017-2018 National Absence & Hiring Trends report that reveals important insights about the state of K-12 employee absences, substitute management and hiring over the last three years.

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New White Paper from the Frontline Research & Learning Institute Explores the Value of Using Talent Data to Help K-12 Leaders Make Better Human Capital Management Decisions

Posted on August 14, 2018
 



Malvern, Pa. – August 14, 2018 – The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today released a new white paper that articulates how data can help develop smarter, more insightful approaches to managing school district talent. Once considered an administrative function, human capital management is a strategic imperative for K-12 leaders.

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Learning Forward Academy to Kick Off for Three Frontline Research & Learning Institute Scholarship Winners

Posted on July 24, 2018
 

Class of 2020 Scholarship Recipients Prepare for Two and a Half Year Professional Growth Journey

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA — July 24, 2018– The Frontline Research & Learning Institute, a division of Frontline Education, today announced that the three recipients of Frontline’s annual Learning Forward Academy scholarship will begin a two and a half year intensive professional learning program this week. The scholarships, $6,000 per participant, cover the total cost of the academy, travel expenses and a full day of onsite support from a Learning Forward executive.

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Frontline Education Wins CMA 2018 Best New Print Publication for The Line

Posted on July 24, 2018
 

Award-Winning Team Also Named Finalist in Four Categories

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA – July 24, 2018 – Frontline Education, an integrated insights partner to the education community, has won the Content Marketing Awards’ 2018 Best New Print Publication for Design in recognition of The Line, a bi-annual publication for K-12 education leaders. The publication, dedicated to civil discourse on the most pressing issues facing the education community, was also named as a finalist in the Best New Print Publication for Editorial. This year 1,100 entries were judged in search of the “best of the best” in content marketing excellence.

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The Frontline Research & Learning Institute and the Center for Research & Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University Expand Validation of Frontline K-12 Data Set

Posted on June 27, 2018
 

The Center for Research & Reform in Education Finds Frontline Data to be Representative of National Population for Student Characteristics

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA – June 26, 2018 – The Center for Research & Reform in Education (CRRE) at Johns Hopkins University has completed an analysis of the Frontline data set and determined that it is representative of the K-12 national population. As the most comprehensive and expansive K-12 data set in the country, Frontline offers unparalleled insights for the education community. With a primary focus on K-12 research, CRRE works as a third-party organization to support and corroborate the research, data and reports of the Frontline Institute.

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The Line Names New Editor-in-Chief

Posted on June 13, 2018
 
Hanna Skandera

John Deasy Hands Off Editorial Leadership to Hanna Skandera

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA – June 12, 2018 – The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today announced former New Mexico Secretary of Education, Hanna Skandera, has been named editor-in-chief of The Line, a publication dedicated to encouraging civil discourse among K-12 education leaders. Skandera will take the reins from The Line’s co-founder and first editor-in-chief, John Deasy, who has resigned to lead the Stockton Unified School District in Stockton, California.

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New Liberty Issue of The Line Wrestles with the Conflicts of Student Rights and Freedoms

Posted on April 24, 2018
 
New Liberty Issue of The Line Wrestles with the Conflicts of Student Rights and Freedoms

Second Report in Frontline Research & Learning Institute series indicates educators believe policy and resources are major sources of misclassification which can have life-long consequences for special education students

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA – April 25, 2018 – The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today released the third print and online issue of The Line, a publication dedicated to encouraging civil discourse among K-12 education leaders. The “Liberty” edition explores the tensions between personal freedom and those of the collective as they play out in our nation’s schools.

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New Report Reveals How Special Ed Professionals Perceive Influence of District Support/Services and Teacher Professional Development in Special Ed Classification

Posted on February 20, 2018
 
Crossing the Line Part 3

Findings from the Frontline Research & Learning Institute indicate consistent influence of contributing factors of over- and under-classification

MALVERN, Pa., February 20, 2018 — The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today released a new research report that shows educators believe district support and services (66 percent) and teacher professional development (63 percent) have nearly the same impact on increasing under- and over-classification of special education students as policy (68 percent) and resources (67 percent) across the highest and lowest classification states.

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New Frontline Research & Learning Institute Report Suggests Some School District Hiring Practices May Exacerbate Teacher Shortages

Posted on January 12, 2018
 
a leak in the pipeline report

Report identifies trends in school district hiring practices that may have unintended consequences for teacher turnover.

MALVERN, Pa., January 11, 2018 — The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today released A Leak in the Pipeline: How Hiring Bias Might Be Compounding the Teacher Shortage. The research report aims to increase understanding of where teacher recruiting and hiring practices may be falling short. The analysis suggests that certain biases in the hiring process may contribute to the nation’s $2.2 billion annual teacher turnover problem – often cited by states and districts as a contributor to teacher shortages.

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