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Louisiana’s mentor program, by the numbers

By Learning Forward
December 2020
Vol. 41, No. 6

Mentoring is a powerful way to build the capacity of new teachers. High-quality mentoring improves new teacher retention, student achievement, and veteran teachers’ leadership. To cultivate e ective mentors, Learning Forward engaged in a three-year initiative with the Louisiana Department of Education. We worked with mentor teachers to equip them with tools and skills to lead ongoing, school-based coaching.

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