Press Releases

Texas Districts Launch Paid, Financially Sustainable Opportunity Culture Teacher Residencies

ODESSA and MIDLAND, Texas— Two Texas districts—Ector County ISD and Midland ISD—will implement Opportunity Culture with paid teacher residencies in partnership with the University of Texas Permian Basin (UT Permian Basin). UT Permian Basin and its partner schools are the newest members in the University-School Partnerships for the Renewal of Educator Preparation (US PREP). Read the full press release…

North Little Rock Joins Opportunity Culture

July 11, 2017, CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— In Arkansas, North Little Rock Middle School will begin this fall using multi-classroom leadership—in which excellent teachers lead a teaching team, for more pay, within the regular school budget—as a pilot school for a statewide initiative to reach all students with excellent teaching. Read the full press release…