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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.
Allan Golston, president of the foundation’s U.S. Program, has a conversation with Dr. Carissa Moffat Miller, Chief Executive Officer of the Council of Chief State School Officers for her insights on how state education officials are advancing our K-12 system toward a more equitable future and using this moment in time to not only put in place recovery efforts but approaches to strengthen education for the long-term and put students on a positive trajectory.
As part of our Networks for School Improvement (NSI) portfolio, nearly 600 schools serving 155 school districts and more than 150,000 students are using data driven continuous improvement approaches. Here are four trends and six common themes emerging.
I recently had the opportunity to spend a quick 36 hours at SXSWEdu and it was great to be back on the road and talking with people in the field again. And while I didn’t get the chance to dig into all of the great content offered there, I got a renewed sense that we are at or nearing a moment of major change for higher education – a moment for transformation.
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