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Our Future, Our Teachers: The Obama Administration’s Plan ...

Our Future, Our Teachers: The Obama Administration’s Plan for Teacher Education Reform and Improvement -- September 2011 (PDF)


I. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND A. Purpose 1. The Kyrene School District Teacher Evaluation and Growth System, hereinafter TEGS, is designed to contribute to the District's pursuit of excellence in education.


1 ★ ★ Teacher Jobs at Risk "The wrong way to increase productivity in an era of tight budgets is to cut back in a manner that damages school quality and hurts children.

Teacher Characteristics and Student Achievement: Evidence ...

Teacher Characteristics and Student Achievement: Evidence from Teach For America Will Dobbie Harvard University July 2011 Abstract There is considerable variance in the productivity of teachers, yet educators have been unable to identify observable characteristics related to teachereectiveness.

What Is A Quality Teacher?*

1 What Is A Quality Teacher? * This document is a brief overview from a literature search on definitions of quality teaching. The definitions of a quality teacher that are included do not represent an exhaustive literature search, but rather, reflect criteria that are considered most important ...

The Rhode Island Model: Teacher Guidebook

3 Dear Rhode Islander Teachers, Together, we are opening a new chapter in the history of education in Rhode Island. Our state's learning communities are uniquely positioned to transform Rhode Island's education system at a time when the eyes of the nation are focused on improving outcomes for ...


TEACHER LOAN FORGIVENESS APPLICATION Federal Family Education Loan Program/William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program You may qualify for loan forgiveness only if you had no outstanding balance on a Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program loan or a William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan ...

Table of Contents Preface

Teacher leadership that strengthens professional practice. Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Darling-Hammond, L ...


the school board of polk county, florida and the . polk education association, inc. teacher. collective. bargaining. agreement. 2010-2012. amended december 13, 2011


Significance Annual process Clear, rigorous expectations Multiple ratings Multiple measures Regular feedback TEACHER EVALUATION 2.0 Everyone agrees that teacher evaluations are broken.