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scientists teaching science they're not trained to teach

Despite efforts from No Child Left Behind to promote “highly qualified” teaching, BYU research shows that just 36 percent of new science teachers are teaching only in their trained subject.

The impact a specific schoolteacher has on students’ math and reading scores – whether bad or good – fades quite fast, according to a new study by researchers at Brigham Young University and the University of Michigan.

Two findings from a new national study reveal the power of mentors, particularly those in the teaching profession: