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Have We Identified Effective Teachers? Validating Measures of Effective Teaching Using Random Assignment
This report presents an in-depth discussion of the technical methods, findings, and implications of the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project’s random assignment study of teaching effectiveness measures.
Statement from Allan Golston, President U.S. Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on the release of the results of the Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching study of teacher evaluation.
In this open letter to teachers, I am restating my claim that teachers are the experts. I urge teachers to talk with other teachers about their practice, and raise their voice about what they need to help their students learn.
It has been thrilling from day one—in August of 2007—when I was hired as the director of the K-12 Education team. The team was given one year to assess the foundation’s work and propose a strategy for the next phase. We were given this advice: when you take on a cause where government is spending a lot of money, philanthropy can make the biggest impact by finding a strategic lever that others are missing.
Aug 12, 2017
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