Working with Teachers to Develop Fair and Reliable Measures of Effective Teaching
The Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was designed to provide a new knowledge base for practitioners and policymakers working to strengthen the teaching profession. This report offers an in-depth look at the project, which aims to share insights and develop new tools for improving teacher evaluations.
In 2022, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation made a $460 million, four-year commitment through its Economic Mobility and Opportunity Strategy to improve economic mobility for the 50 million people experiencing poverty in the U.S. — those earning at or below 200% of the federal poverty level which is an annual income of $29,160 for an individual or $60,000 for a family of four. As part of that commitment, the foundation is announcing over $100 million in new partnerships and investments being implemented across three strategy pillars: Making Lives Better Now, Creating and Sharing User-friendly Tools and Insights, and Bringing Together Partners Across Sectors. These investments continue the foundation’s efforts to improve job quality for workers earning low wages, help connect skilled workers who don’t have bachelor’s degrees with higher-wage jobs and employers in search of talent, remove barriers to safety net benefits for those seeking short-term economic stability in times of need while on their way to long-term economic security, and provide local leaders with evidence-based tools to improve economic mobility in their communities.
In 2022, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation made a four-year, $460 million commitment through our Economic Mobility and Opportunity (EMO) Strategy to help remove the barriers that prevent more than 50 million people experiencing poverty – those earning at or below 200% of the federal poverty level, which means an income of $29,160 for an individual or $60,000 for a family of four – from climbing the economic ladder.
We yearn to see every student learn the joys of conceptual, procedural and applied math. We need to give more students the chance to use it to solve complex problems they care about.
Nov 30, 2023
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