Rather than turning away from teacher evaluation reform, we should learn from the massive Obama-era effort: what worked and what didn’t work and why.
States and school districts may find it tricky to navigate what is required and how money can be spent, which can lead to funds being used in “safe” and “permissible” ways rather than the ways that educators deem most useful.
Is integration the only solution?
Substitute teachers are almost always put in sink-or-swim situations. Parachute Teachers is trying to change the way substitutes work.
Letting great educators open up schools is much more cost effective than increasing spending by billions of dollars, which will yield very modest results.
Education scholarship marginalizes itself when it seems to treat the more conservative half of the nation with casual contempt.
As states take over responsibility for addressing their low-performing schools, they can draw lessons from some SIG successes.
Direct Student Services gives states new leeway to use some of their federal Title I dollars to expand instructional choice for students.
The NAACP has been conducting a series of hearings on the topic of whether charter schools are good for children of color.
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