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Teacher and Principal Excellence

Andrew J.Rotherham’s guidebook on how philanthropists can support teacher and principal excellence in America.

Transforming Teaching & Leading

A whitepaper that outlines the agenda of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) to identify critical design elements of a high-quality educator development system.

Teacher Education and the American Future

An article giving U.S. context for teacher education, the power of teacher preparation for transforming teaching and learning, and the current challenges in the United States.

Empowering Effective Teachers

A report studying several school districts, and their efforts to find alternative means to evaluate teacher effectiveness.

Readiness for Reform

A brief that focuses on the identification of site readiness—the conditions that support effective implementation of new teacher evaluation systems.

Is Oregon Ready to Learn?

Five recommendations from the Children's Institute to improve Oregon’s kindergarten readiness.

Schools in Crisis

A report providing a state by state analysis of teacher compensation for master degrees.

The Widget Effect

A report examines 'pervasive and longstanding failures' to respond to variations in the effectiveness of our teachers.

Fixing Tenure

A proposal by the Education Study Center on how to ensure teacher effectiveness and due process

Proficiency-Based Instruction

A paper on proficiency-based education is excerpted from a 2008 Oregon Education Roundtable white paper entitled Taking Promising High School Practices to Scale.

Educating Autistic Children

A summary of current best practices in educating autistic spectrum disorders.

NCTAF/GSU Induction Project Final Report.

The National Commission on Teaching and America's Future (NCTAF) and Georgia State University (GSU) developed a model for induction of new teachers in urban high need schools.