teacher evaluation

Reform Leads to Teacher Retention in D.C.

People Watch

Teacher Reviews Turn to New Technologies

Brave New World of Teacher Evaluation

New state laws and the federal Race to the Top program are carving big changes.

Telling Teachers They Are Irreplaceable

U.S. Follows Global Trend to RESPECT Teachers

Duncan announces a new competitive grant to show teachers a little respect.

Donor Comes with Controversy

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation offers struggling districts a pot of gold—but with strings attached.

Determining Teacher Effectiveness

Balanced Assessments Emerging in Douglas County (Colo.)

A new Web-based data management system has helped the district launch a balanced assessment initiative.

Effective Teaching as a Civil Right: How Building Instructional Capacity Can Help Close the Achievement Gap

Better ways of measuring and recognizing teacher effectiveness must be integrated with systems that develop greater teacher competence and provide incentives for teaching the highest-need students.

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