The Hechinger Report published a piece by Urban Teachers second-year teacher in Washington, DC, Sarah Fitzpatrick. In "My first years of teaching: How hands-on training helped me hit the ground running," Sarah discusses how "coaching and robust classroom experience has prepared [her] to thrive as an urban teacher." She says: "My experience should not be the exception. All aspiring teachers should have this same opportunity — to be able to rely on their training program to ensure they will improve student learning from their first day in the classroom." Read the full article here.