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A curated list of publications related to Grow Your Own or Registered Teacher Apprenticeship Programs. These publications are produced by entities outside of the TN Grow Your Own Center and are meant to inform and not prescribe.
Registered Teacher Apprenticeship Funding Guide
A guide produced by the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders at the American Institutes for Research with the support of the CEEDAR center.
Grow Your Own Annotated Bibliography
The Comprehensive Center Network from the Department of Education has collected an initial list of reports and research papers related to the impact of Grow Your Own programs.
State of the States 2023: Policies to Increase Teacher Diversity
This publication makes clear connections between Grow Your Own Teacher Apprenticeship programs and promising practices to increase teacher diversity.
This 54-page research brief assembles evidence on the many positive impacts of a racially diverse educator workforce. It also describes Grow Your Own and teacher apprenticeship programs as high-impact strategies to recruit and retain teachers of color. The report includes citations of from the Tennessee STAR study showing increased test scores and graduation rates for Black students taught by Black teachers.