Press Releases

National Teacher Residency Network Expands Reach to Improve Teaching 

Urban Teacher Residency United (UTRU) announces a $675,000, two-year grant from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to embed data literacy into UTRU network support services. Over the last five years, UTRU has supported the development of 20 new residency programs in 13 states, building the nation’s only network of high-quality residencies.

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Senator Michael Bennet speaks at Capitol Hill Briefing on Urban Teacher Residencies 

Urban Teacher Residency United (UTRU), its partner programs, policy leaders, and funders gather at the 2011 Policy Convening on Urban Teacher Residencies.  UTRU on March 15 launches its first annual Policy Convening on Urban Teacher Residencies (UTRs), bringing together the nation’s leading UTR programs.

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US Department of Education Awards NCTR Supporting Effective Educator Development Grant 

The National Center for Teacher Residencies(NCTR) has been awarded an $11.7 million Supporting Effective Educator Development grant, the US Department of Education announced October 5, as part of a $50 million initiative to support great teaching and leadership.

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